5 question learning activitiy

Question 1 (2 points)

Question 1 options:

When officers call in sick in lieu of an actual strike.

In the policing context, the requirement (usually set by policy) that police officers arrest at least one party after responding to an alleged domestic violence incident.

The practice of engaging in preventive patrol by unpredictably covering a beat.

In the policing context, prompt response to calls for service.

Mandatory arrest

Rapid response

Random patrol

Blue Flu

Question 2 (2 points)

Question 2 options:

U .S. legislation passed in 1878 that generally prohibits federal military personnel and the National Guard (under federal authority) from engaging in local law enforcement activities.

An intelligence-gathering unit, often constituted as a collaborative effort that serves various agencies.

The collection and analysis of information to produce an intelligence end product designed to inform police decision making at both the tactical and strategic levels. Also called intelligence driven policing.

A drug interdiction and eradication team composed of members from law enforcement agencies from multiple jurisdictions and often several other levels of government.

Multijurisdictional drug task force

Posse Comitatus Act

Intelligence-led policing

Fusion center

Question 3 (2 points)

Question 3 options:

Agency that was primarily responsible (and continues as of this writing) to award community policing related grants to local law enforcement.

Law enforcement personnel supplied by the private security industry.

Federal legislation enacted in 1994 that, among other things, created the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.

Industry that provides for-profit security products and services, including guards, equipment, and investigation or consulting services.

COPS Office

Private policing

Private security

Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994

Question 4 (2 points)

Question 4 options:

An explanation for crime based on the notion that physical decay in a community (such as abandoned buildings) can breed disorder and lead to more serious crime by signaling that laws are not being enforced.

A form of patrol that involves concentrating the police presence in areas where certain crimes are a significant problem.

Targeting certain individuals and/or crime types for arrest rather than waiting for a call for service prior to the arrest.

A concentrated area of significant criminal activity, such as a street corner known for drug sales.

Proactive arrest

Directed patrol

Hot spot

Broken Windows Theory

Question 5 (2 points)

Question 5 options:

A weapon that is designed to disable, capture, or immobilize, rather than kill.

Has one or both of two modes: “probe” and “touch stun.”

Designed to stun or otherwise temporarily incapacitate a suspect at a great distance so that law enforcement officers can subdue and/or arrest the person.

Electrical shock to incapacitate a suspect. Also called electro-muscular disruption technology.

Less-lethal weapon

Conducted energy device


Impact munition