The most important difference in community policing is that it represents a:
Major change in the role of the police.
Where the police and community work together to identify causes of neighborhood decay is termed:
In the problem solving process SARA the ability to identify problems represents:
In the problem solving process SARA the ability to collect information about the problem in an attempt to identify the scope, nature, and cause represents:
In the problem solving process SARA the data used to develop a strategy to address the problem represents:
In the problem solving process SARA involving the rigorous feedback and effectiveness represents:
The strategy for police to primarily focus on disorder and minor crimes is called:
Zero tolerance policing.
The process where police and the public come together in the form of community meetings is known as:
The type of disorder including vandalism, dilapidation, abandoned buildings, and trash is called.
Ideally, community policing seeks to change the basic ways in which most Americans, including the police, view:
police functions and priorities.
Which of the following is not one of the three most commonly discussed targets of community policing reform?
According to community policing advocates, the most effective way of reducing community decay and disorder is through:
collaborative relationships between the police and community.
The intent behind the consultation strategy is to:
help the community and police define and prioritize problems.
The consultation strategy serves four functions. Which of the following is not one of these four functions?
allowing police to discuss current growth trends and anticipated needs
Programs such as Neighborhood Watch, Operation ID, and Crime Stoppers are all a form of which strategy?
. What is one of the most common ways police agencies have attempted to bring the police and citizenry together while at the same time attempting to reduce crime?
use of foot patrol
Concerning Neighborhood Watch programs, studies find they are typically more active and have a closer working relationship with police in the areas of:
affluent suburban areas with little crime.
What is one of the major questions surrounding community policing?
whether it is a realistic strategy for the poorest and most crime ravaged neighborhoods
Eck and Maguire maintain that there are three organizational changes that agencies need to make in order to successfully implement community policing. Which of the following is not one of the three changes?
In contrast to the organizational design of traditional police departments, the design of community policing is:
The goal of consistently assigning officers to a particular neighborhood is to:
foster a sense of responsibility.
Which of the following is not expected of managers in community policing?
focusing on issues of control through discipline
The defining feature of problem solving in community policing is:
requiring participants to identify underlying causes of problems.
Which is not a strategy of problem solving in community policing?
responding to calls for service and making arrests
Problem solving, as implemented in community policing, is often confused with:
The Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS) program is designed around six basic points. Which of the following is not one of the six points?
low levels of training
One of the major problems with the implementation of the CAPS program was:
the 911 system.
The one major failure of the CAPS program was the:
inability to include certain segments of the community.
Bayley warns that changing the police role runs the risk of involving the police in:
What differentiates problem-oriented policing from community policing is the:
emphasis on the end product of policing.
Problem-oriented policing is implemented in a four-stage process. Which of the following is not one of the four stages?
Zero tolerance policing calls for the police to focus primarily on:
disorder, minor crimes, and the appearance of crime.
Zero tolerance policing differs from problem-oriented policing in that:
zero tolerance doesn’t attempt to analyze the cause of problems.
How does zero tolerance differ from community policing?
Zero tolerance assumes that communities in need are least likely to have strong social institutions.
The article “Broken Windows” was written by:
James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling.
The main point of “Broken Windows” was:
that disorganized neighborhoods contribute to crime.
Physical disorder includes such issues as:
Under community policing:
the police and the public are co-producers of crime control.
One of the most common ways the police have attempted to bring the police and citizenry together while attempting to control crime is through the use of:
more foot patrols.
Many advocates of community policing argue that the implementation of community policing will require :
a “new breed” of police officer trained in problem solving and community interaction.
In community policing, managers are expected to assist neighborhood officers in:
A. developing neighborhood contacts.
B. acquiring resources.
C. facilitating training opportunities.
D. all of these.
The (CAPS) acronym stands for:
Chicago Alternative Police Strategy.
The second largest police department in the country is:
The heart of the CAPS program is:
citizen interaction with the police.
In the CAPS program, citizens were asked to list the biggest problems in the neighborhood. What was the biggest problem according to citizens?
A principle of American law is that there should be clear limits on police power. Bayley refers to this as the ____________ tradition of policing.
Who is the author of the book Policing in a Free Society?
What president established the COPS program, and what president dismantled it?
Bill Clinton and George W. Bush
SARA has four processes. Which of the following in not one of those processes?
Zero-tolerance policing is based on the theory of:
Zero-tolerance policing has been heavily criticized for encouraging officers to:
be overly aggressive
Wilson and Kelling argue that broken windows in a neighborhood can lead to an increase in crime.
The majority of our police chiefs are well trained in community policing and understand what the concept of community policing means.
Neighborhood crime watch programs typically reduce crime in neighborhoods by 10 to 20 percent within a month after they are organized.
Today, 58 percent of local police agencies today encourage police officers to engage in problem-solving ideas.
At the end of the CAPS program, citizens reported that there were no significant changes in the quality of life in the area.
One of the basic principles of community policing is decentralized decision making.
While community policing may not always reduce the amount of crime, it generally does reduce the community’s fear of crime.
The defining feature of problem solving is that it requires the participants to identify the underlying causes of problems rather than simply respond to the problem itself.
In Chicago, as in most police departments, the rank-and-file police officers welcomed the change to community policing.
Traditional policing focuses on crime prevention.
Community-policing organizations are characterized by having more managers and fewer supervisors than traditional police departments.
The crime-attack role in policing only developed over the last 50 years.
Evaluations of community policing are generally more positive than problem-oriented policing.
Zero-tolerance policing focuses on specific types of behavior.
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