CRIMINOLOGY

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CRIMINOLOGY
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  1. 1. According to studies, (professional) burglars and
    receivers of stolen goods have close social ties.

     

    T    F
    TRUE
  2. 2. Unlike amateur and opportunistic burglaries,
    professional burglaries are interstate businesses.

     

    T    F
    TRUE
  3. 3. According to researches,
    the relationship between non-professional burglary and drug
    abuse is insignificant.

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    3. change “insignificant” to “significant”
  4. 4. The following is an MO behavior of burglary:

     

    Slashing the clothing
    in the closets

     

                       T    F
    FALSE

    4. change “an MO behavior” to “a signature behavior”
  5. 5. The following is an MO behavior of burglary:

     

    Wearing gloves to enter
    someone’s house

     

    T    F
    TRUE
  6. 6. The following is an MO behavior of burglary:

     

    Urinating/defecating/ejaculating
    in the house

     

                       T    F
    FALSE

    6. change “an MO behavior” to “a signature behavior”
  7. 7. The following is a signature behavior of
    burglary:

     

    Using credit cards to
    disable the security system of someone=s house

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    7. change “a signature behavior” to “an MO behavior”
  8. 8. The following is a signature behavior of
    burglary:

     

    Destroying furniture

     

    T    F
    TRUE
  9. 9. The following is a signature behavior of
    burglary:

     

    Using hammer to break the
    windows of master bedroom

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    9. change “a signature behavior” to “an MO behavior”
  10. 10. According to definitions, professional
    burglars who have the intention to hurt victims should be classified as
    intruders.

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    10. change “intruders” to “invaders”
  11. 11. According to statistics, females are more likely
    to get involved in fencing than males.

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    11. change “more likely” to “less likely”
  12. 12. (Non-professional) burglars usually will act more
    cautiously if they have a
    helper.

     

    T    F
    TRUE
  13. 13. In terms of income, one of the chief targets for non-professional
    burglars (especially juvenile burglars) is high-income communities.

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    • 13. change “high-income communities” to “low-income
    • communities”
  14. 14. Generally speaking, residences
    close to commercial
    buildings or main roads are more likely to be
    burglarized than their counterparts located in purely residential areas.

     

    T    F
    TRUE
  15. 15. The concept alert opportunism is
    advanced by R. I. Mawby.

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    15. change “R. I. Mawby” to “N.  Shover”
  16. 16. For burglars, the absence of an alarm system
    represents the lack of surveillability.

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    16. change “the lack of surveillability” to “accessibility”
  17. 17. One of the most important social networks for
    burglars to sell stolen goods is pawn shops.

     

    T    F
    TRUE
  18. 18. According to Neal Shover, we usually cannot identify a hierarchical relationship among (non-professional)
    burglars who work together (see article, pp. 69-70).

     

    T    F
    TRUE
  19. 19. In criminology, many studies have shown that it is very unlikely that professional burglars would target
    low-income communities.

     

    T    F
    TRUE
  20. 20. According to researches, the primary factor that will
    motivate (some) people to steal is marital problem.

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    20. change “marital problem” to “financial crisis”
  21. 21. Comparatively, people of middle-class neighborhoods
    are more likely to purchase stolen goods than residents of slum areas.

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    21. change “more likely” to “far less likely”
  22. 22. In most burglary cases, victims and offenders are unknown
    to each other.

     

    T    F
    TRUE
  23. 23. Statistically, more than 60% of burglary cases do
    not involve forcible entry.

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    23. delete “do not”
  24. 24. Statistically, more than 80% of residential
    burglary cases do not
    involve multiple
    offenders.

     

    T  F
    FALSE

    24. delete “do not”
  25. 25. Residential burglary usually takes place around midnight.

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    25. change “around midnight to “during daytime”
  26. 26. Based on the concept of Stolen Property System,
    burglary can be divided into several distinct activities. Evaluation
    is one of them.

     

    T    F
    TRUE
  27. 27. According to statistics, commercial burglary
    usually takes place at nighttime.

     

    T         F
    TRUE
  28. 28. Compared to non-professional burglars,
    professional burglars tend to be younger.

     

              T    F
    FALSE

    28. change “younger” to “older”
  29. 29. Which of the following may motivate people to steal?

     

    a. drug abuse

    b. alcoholism

    c. self test

    d. a and b

    e. a, b, and c
    D
  30. 30. In terms of occupancy, which of the
    following is more likely to become a target for burglars?

     

    a. Lafayette regional airport

    b. Walgreen






    c. church (after midnight)

    d. Albertson

    e. UL (after midnight)
    C
  31. 31. 
    In terms of layout/design, which of the following is more
    likely to be
    chosen by burglars?

     

    a. townhouse

    b. isolated home

    c. post office

    d. condo

    e. a, b, and c
    B
  32. 32. In terms of accessibility,
    which of the following is more likely to become a target for burglars?

     

    a. Mouton Hall 

    b. trailer homes

    c. art museum of New Orleans

    d. shops within the Acadiana
    Mall 

    e. Martin Hall
    B
  33. 33. Generally
    speaking, which of the following is not a social network necessary for burglars
    to sell stolen goods?

     

    a. internet

    b. employees in legitimate
    business

    c. street bureaucrats like parole officers

    d. drug dealers

    e. small business owners
    C
  34. 34. Comparatively, which of the
    following tend
    to show signs
    of low
    surveillability?

     

    a. the Sears
    Tower of Chicago

    b. Lowe’s

    c. extremely wealthy people’s house

    d. low-income household

    e. Chase banks in Lafayette
    C

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