Test 8

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  1. What is arson in the first degree?
    Element of endangerment of human life and applies itself to encumbered properties?
  2. What is arson in the second degree?
    Applies to properties not covered in the first degree
  3. What is arson in the thrid degree?
    Property with a value over 25 dollar
  4. What are the common motives for arson?
    • Arson for profit
    • Concealment of a crime
    • Revenge
    • Vandalism
    • Pyromania
  5. Complusive fire setting can be classified in what three categories?
    • Mass arsonist- three or more fires at one location
    • Spree arsonist- three or more fires with no cool down time
    • Serial arsonist- three or more sperate fires with a cool down time
  6. What are the four classifications of fire causes?
    • Natural
    • Accidental
    • Arson
    • Unknown
  7. What are some arson indcators?
    • Multiple fires
    • Trailers
    • Flamable accelerate
    • Odors
    • Color of flames and smoke
  8. What are some things to look for at an arson to determine it was criminal?
    • Tools to force entery
    • Matches
    • Trace evidence
    • Intel about the site
    • Heat related injuries
    • Souvenirs from the scene
  9. Bombs are classified into two categories:
    • Explosive
    • Incendiary
  10. What are the pricipal targets of attack with bombs?
    • Private residences
    • Commercial opperations and vehicles
  11. What is the most commonly used incendiary device?
    Molotov cocktail
  12. Bombs and explosives can best be described as either_____ or ______ detonated devices.
    • Mechianically
    • Electronically
  13. What happens to dynamite when it gets old?
    It starts to sweat nitroglycern
  14. What should the officer do when he comes into contact with an IED?
    • Don't touch
    • Get bomb team
    • Block radius of 300 ft
    • Open doors and windows
    • Sandbag if time permits
    • Have EMS standing by
    • Notify FBI and ATF
  15. What are the steps to a bomb threat?
    • Recieveing
    • Evacuation
    • Search techniques
  16. What are the classifications of auto thefts?
    • Juvenile thefts
    • Transportation thefts
    • Professional thefts
    • Accessory thefts
    • Salvage racket
    • Junker racket
    • Counterfeit registration
    • Insurance fraud
  17. How can you tell if a vehilce is stolen?
    • Actions of occupants
    • Vehicle condition
  18. What are some consideration that the vehicle may be missing for other reasons?
    • Joint ownership
    • Misplaced vehicle
    • Loaned
    • To conceal another crime
  19. What are some methods of entry in a car theft?
    • Coat hanger
    • Forcing the window
    • Removing the lock
    • Using a key
  20. What are some tools used by a thief in a car theft?
    • Hammer
    • File
    • Punch
    • Chisel
    • Torch
    • Rivet tool
    • Jack
    • Die
    • Slam hammer
  21. What is the easiest time of death to figure out?
    The ones where it occured 30 minutes prior to investigation?
  22. What are the methods used to determine the time of death?
    • Changes in the eyes
    • Body temperature
    • Post-mortem lividty
    • Rigor mortis
    • Cadaveric spasms
  23. What are the three types of gunshot wounds?
    • Contact
    • Near Contact
    • Distance
  24. What is the study of poisons?
  25. What are some types of asphyxiation?
    • Choking
    • Drowning
    • Smothering
    • Hanging
  26. What is ligature stragualtion?
    It involves the use of a cord, belt, or wire tightly twisted around the neck.
  27. Where did motorcycle gangs originate?
    From leftover motorcycles during WWII
  28. What are the big four motorcycle gangs?
    • Hells angels
    • Outlaws
    • Pagans
    • Bandidos
  29. What is the major crime of motocycle gangs?
    Methamphetamine and trafficing in other drugs
  30. Where was the first youth gang?
  31. What are the four main reasons gangs are appealing to youth?
    • Status
    • Intimidation
    • Brotherhood
    • Making money
  32. What is the profile of a gang member?
    • Male or female
    • Unemployed
    • Does not recieve adequate family attention
    • Economically challenged
  33. How are gangs organized?
    Very loosely
  34. What are the four levels of gang involvement?
    • Leaders
    • Hard-core members
    • Associates
    • Fringe
  35. Which gang members are the most violent?
    Hard-core members
  36. What are the two most common identifiers of gangs?
    Clothing and tattoos
  37. Removing graffiti accomplishes two goals:
    • See if it returns
    • the gang can't establish turf
  38. What is the camorra?
    Gang originated in spain
  39. What is the mafia?
    Originated in Italy to remove the Arabs
  40. What are some occult crimes?
    • Magick
    • Satanism
  41. What is the RICO Act?
    It helps to prevent the practice of money laundering.
  42. What are the elements of robbery?
    • Intent
    • Taking of property
    • Taken from immediate presence
    • Use of physical force, intimidation, or coercion
  43. What is the difference between armed robbery and robbery?
    Armed robbery uses something as a weapon
  44. What are the four classifications of robbers?
    • The professional
    • The amateur
    • The drug addict
    • The alcoholic
  45. Why are stolen vehicles often used in the commission of a robbery?
    Because the suspect does not want to use his or her car
  46. What are the types of robberies?
    • Commercial
    • Pedestrian
    • Residential
    • Robberies
    • Vehicles
    • Robbery after association
  47. What should the officer do when responding to a robbery call?
    • Protect the scene
    • Be cautious
  48. What is surveillance?
    observation of people and places
  49. What are the general objectives of surveillance?
    • Gather criminal intelligence
    • Identify suspects
    • Locate stolen property
    • Apprehend a criminal in the act
  50. What is fixed surveillance?
    the surveillants remain in a fixed location
  51. What are the types of mobile surveillance?
    • Loose tail-general impressions of the suspects habits
    • Tight tail- constant surveillance
    • Progressive tail- several stages
    • Rough shadowing- suspect is aware he is being watched
    • Foot
    • Vehicle
  52. What is the most important thing about note taking?
    Keeping a log
  53. Is electronic surveillance admissible?
    Yes, as long as it does not violate a fourth amendment rights.
  54. What is an investigation?
    A careful search or exam or a systematic inquiry.
  55. What are the four main reasons investigations are conducted?
    • Establish whether or not a crime was committed
    • Identfy perp
    • Recover stolen property
    • Assist the state in prosectuion
  56. What is the primary objective of an investigation?
    To prove an offense actually occured
  57. What are twelve solvability factors?
    • Witness
    • Suspects name
    • Suspects location
    • Description of suspect
    • ID of suspect
    • Traceable property
    • MO
    • Physical evidence
    • Suspects automobile
    • Positive
    • Belief of crime solved
    • Opportunity for only one person to commit crime
  58. What are some prevention techniques of robberies for commercial businesses?
    • Keep window clear
    • Small amounts of money
    • Well lighted
  59. Once information that was required has been obtained from a wiretap transmission the listening must _______.
  60. What are the two major objectives of a MO.
    • Link this crime with others
    • Identify a suspect
  61. Formed on the hands and feet before birth and remain unchanged throughout life and are not destroyed until the decomposition of the body defines what?
    Friction ridges
  62. What are the three types of fingerprint patterns?
    • Loops
    • Whirls- two or more deltas
    • Arches
  63. What are the two color fingerprint cards?
    • Red- criminal
    • Blue- civil
  64. How long before fingerprints must be sent to GCIC?
    24 hours
  65. How many sets of fingerprints must be sent to GCIC?
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