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1. According to studies, (professional) burglars and
receivers of stolen goods have close social ties.
2. Unlike amateur and opportunistic burglaries,
professional burglaries are interstate businesses.
3. According to researches,
the relationship between non-professional burglary and drug
abuse is insignificant.
3. change “insignificant” to “significant”
4. The following is an MO behavior of burglary:
Slashing the clothing
in the closets
4. change “an MO behavior” to “a signature behavior”
5. The following is an MO behavior of burglary:
Wearing gloves to enter
6. The following is an MO behavior of burglary:
in the house
6. change “an MO behavior” to “a signature behavior”
7. The following is a signature behavior of
Using credit cards to
disable the security system of someone=s house
7. change “a signature behavior” to “an MO behavior”
8. The following is a signature behavior of
9. The following is a signature behavior of
Using hammer to break the
windows of master bedroom
9. change “a signature behavior” to “an MO behavior”
10. According to definitions, professional
burglars who have the intention to hurt victims should be classified as
10. change “intruders” to “invaders”
11. According to statistics, females are more likely
to get involved in fencing than males.
11. change “more likely” to “less likely”
12. (Non-professional) burglars usually will act more
cautiously if they have a
13. In terms of income, one of the chief targets for non-professional
burglars (especially juvenile burglars) is high-income communities.
13. change “high-income communities” to “low-income
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.
15. The concept alert opportunism is
advanced by R. I. Mawby.
15. change “R. I. Mawby” to “N. Shover”
16. For burglars, the absence of an alarm system
represents the lack of surveillability.
16. change “the lack of surveillability” to “accessibility”
17. One of the most important social networks for
burglars to sell stolen goods is pawn shops.
18. According to Neal Shover, we usually cannot identify a hierarchical relationship among (non-professional)
burglars who work together (see article, pp. 69-70).
19. In criminology, many studies have shown that it is very unlikely that professional burglars would target
20. According to researches, the primary factor that will
motivate (some) people to steal is marital problem.
20. change “marital problem” to “financial crisis”
21. Comparatively, people of middle-class neighborhoods
are more likely to purchase stolen goods than residents of slum areas.
21. change “more likely” to “far less likely”
22. In most burglary cases, victims and offenders are unknown
to each other.
23. Statistically, more than 60% of burglary cases do
not involve forcible entry.
23. delete “do not”
24. Statistically, more than 80% of residential
burglary cases do not
24. delete “do not”
25. Residential burglary usually takes place around midnight.
25. change “around midnight to “during daytime”
26. Based on the concept of Stolen Property System,
burglary can be divided into several distinct activities. Evaluation
is one of them.
27. According to statistics, commercial burglary
usually takes place at nighttime.
28. Compared to non-professional burglars,
professional burglars tend to be younger.
28. change “younger” to “older”
29. Which of the following may motivate people to steal?
a. drug abuse
c. self test
d. a and b
e. a, b, and c
30. In terms of occupancy, which of the
following is more likely to become a target for burglars?
a. Lafayette regional airport
c. church (after midnight)
e. UL (after midnight)
In terms of layout/design, which of the following is more
likely to be
chosen by burglars?
b. isolated home
c. post office
e. a, b, and c
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
e. Martin Hall
speaking, which of the following is not a social network necessary for burglars
to sell stolen goods?
b. employees in legitimate
c. street bureaucrats like parole officers
d. drug dealers
e. small business owners
34. Comparatively, which of the
to show signs
a. the Sears
Tower of Chicago
c. extremely wealthy people’s house
d. low-income household
e. Chase banks in Lafayette