J01V : Introduction to Criminal Justice 1.What did President Johnson’s Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice in the 1960s

J01V : Introduction to Criminal Justice

1.What did President Johnson’s Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice in the 1960s conclude?

There needed to be a war on terrorism.

People were in favor of being vigilantes.

Police corruption was at a minimum.

People feared crime and had lost confidence in the police.

2.The International Criminal Court (ICC) is intended to be a permanent criminal court for trying of what or whom?

Countries who violate international law

Individuals who commit the most serious crimes of interest to the international community

Governments who deny their citizens basic human rights

Countries who go to war in violation of international law

3.What is engineering and creating useful products at the molecular level, which may produce practical investigative applications in the near future?



Social engineering


4.What are actions that do not require criminal intent to be considered a criminal act?

Strict liability crimes



Minor felonies

5.Homeland security is best defined as what?

Protecting American trade and other economic assets

A national effort to prevent terrorist attacks

A grass-roots local government effort to combat terrorists

A peace negotiating political party

6.The ultimate goal of the justice system is to establish balance between what?

Crime control and due process

Social control and government control

Law enforcement and trials by jury

Law enforcement and due process

7.Which policing strategy reorganizes conventional patrol strategies into integrated and versatile police teams assigned to a fixed district?

Problem-solving policing

Strategic policing

Team policing

Community policing

8.The right to be secure from unreasonable searches by police is found under which Amendment in the Bill of Rights?

1st Amendment

4th Amendment

5th Amendment

8th Amendment

9.Separating offenders from the community furthers which sentencing goal?





10.Officers must have a legal right to be in the viewing area and must have cause to believe that the evidence is somehow associated with criminal activity, to lawfully seize evidence in what circumstance?

Incident to an arrest

Incident to an interrogation

By sneak and peak

In plain view

J02V : Criminal Law

1.Which of the following appellate decisions most closely resembles a reversal?




None of the above

2.The principle of lenity is relates to which of the following?

The strict letter of the law

Lack of ambiguity

Ambiguity in a statute

Double jeopardy

3.What type of crimes are crimes that require actual harm?





4.What must be present to substantiate a successful claim of self-defense?

The threat must be imminent.

The threat must be deadly.

The threat must be offensive.

None of the above

5.What type of defense is potentially available when the crime is based on psychological trauma that the defendant suffered after experiencing a traumatic event?

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

The mob-mentality defense

The Urban Survival Syndrome

None of the above

6.What term means that a second offender derives his or her liability from the primary offender?

Secondary liability

Derivative liability

Absolute liability

Partial liability

7.What term applies to murder that is NOT willful, premeditated, and deliberate?

Capital murder

First-degree murder

Second-degree murder

Criminal Attempt murder

8.What was once called malicious mischief and consists of intentionally damaging or destroying property?

Destructive mischief

Property damage

Intentional mischief

Criminal mischief

9.What is the unauthorized act that deprives an owner of his property permanently or for an indefinite period of time?




None of the above

10.What is one of the primary reasons incest is considered taboo even today?

Religions prohibit the act.

The act is not socially accepted.

The act can produce deformed offspring.

None of the above