Police and Society

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POLICE AND SOCIETY 1

Policeand Society

Question 1

D. All of the above are elements

Question 2

C. Watchman style

Question3

B. Predisposition theory

Question4

B. Service style

Question5

B. Introduction

Question6

D.The metamorphosis stage

Question7

D.None of the above

Question8

C. The perception that the public cannot be trusted

Question 9

B. Police values are greatly impacted by occupational socialization

Question10

C. Loose coupling

Question11

D.Straight shooters.

Question12

D.Meat eaters..

Question13

Pre-dispositionaltheory – Behavior is explained by attitudes and values held beforebeing employed.

Question14

Socialization theory – Behavior is determined more by work andpeers than pre-employment values.

Question15

Noblecause corruption – Police abandon ethical means in order to achievegood ends.

Question16

Symbolicassailant – The person the police officer thinks is potentiallydangerous.

Question 17

  1. Gender

  2. Education

  3. Experience

  4. Demeanor

Question18

  1. Race

  2. Gender

  3. Seriousness of crime

  4. Characteristics of victim

Therace and gender of an individual is considered when making decisions.For instance, the black and the male people are likely to beinvestigated by police officers. Moreover, arrest may be implementedbased on the seriousness of the crime. The collected evidence is usedto determine the seriousness of the offense. The victimcharacteristics are considered when making conclusions. For instance,rape victim associated with nonconformist lifestyles are not trusted.

Question19

Socializationtheory focuses more on the peers and work to determine behavior, thanthe values and attitudes held before employment. Pre-dispositionaltheory relies on attitudes, and values possessed before employment todefine behavior.

Question 20

Theneighborhood variables such as the crime rate influence the actionsof the police officers. For instance, high crime rate in a specificneighborhood would demand the officers to apply more efforts.Moreover, the type of officer influences the strategies to be used inthe operation.