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  1. Financial loss to society is greatest in which of the following areas of criminal activity?

    (A) white-collar crime
    (B) auto theft
    (C) robbery
    (D) arson
    (A) white-collar crime
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Captain Jenkins determines it's necessary to discuss a staffing problem with the Chief of Police. It would generally be best if Captain Jenkins
    (A) offered a solution or alternative along with outlining the problem.
    (B) conferred first with the union president to solve the problem.
    (C) stated the problem and left the solution to the chief.
    (D) reduced the problem to writing.
    (A) offered a solution or alternative along with outlining the problem.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. The process of formulating a goal and deciding what steps are necessary to achieve it is known as

    (A) planning
    (B) organizing
    (C) directing
    (D) executing
    (A) planning
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  4. Police organizations are "labor intensive." This most clearly means that

    (A) most of an officer's time is spent on calls for police services.
    (B) most police organizations have union/management contracts.
    (C) most of an officer's time is spent on line activities.
    (D) most of the police budget consists of salaries.
    (D) most of the police budget consists of salaries.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Which of the following is least important in providing effective police services?

    (A) ethical and highly motivated personnel
    (B) good supervision and management
    (C) the training of officers
    (D) the number of sworn officers in the department
    (C) the training of officers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. According to Psychologist Abraham Maslow's hierarchy of needs, the most vital human need is

    (A) physiological
    (B) achievement
    (C) affiliation
    (D) self-actualization
    (A) physiological
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  7. Specialized units should be created in a police organization when

    (A) calls for police services exceed the number of officers capable of responding.
    (B) department responsibilities are significantly increased.
    (C) the areas of jurisdiction exceed the number of patrol personnel.
    (D) communication between line and staff is impaired.
    (B) department responsibilities are significantly increased.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Lieutenants Pawlina and Fleming are placed in charge of a narcotics unit. They are to have equal authority and work together with fifteen detectives and two sergeants. This violates the management principle of

    (A) unity of command.
    (B) span of control.
    (C) delegation of authority.
    (D) completed staff work.
    (A) unity of command
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. A Police Department should primarily be organized

    (A) in relation to the number of calls for police services.
    (B) according to tasks needing to be performed.
    (C) with a decentralized line and staff reporting structure.
    (D) with the right number of people.
    (B) according to tasks needing to be performed
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  10. In which of the following areas is it most important for an assistant chief to have extensive knowledge?

    (A) forensics
    (B) computer-aided dispatching
    (C) human relations
    (D) budget preparation
    (C) human relations
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  11. Many police departments use line-item budgeting as part of their fiscal management. The primary advantage of this budget form is that it

    (A) provides flexibility in making, budgetary decisions.
    (B) specifically relates budget items to expenses.
    (C) integrates budgeting, control, and planning into a single process.
    (D) simplifies year-to-year comparing of expenditures.
    (B) specifically relates budget items to expenses
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  12. Lieutenants must first, before communicating with subordinates.

    (A) clearly understand what is to be communicated
    (B) remove all physical barriers to the communication process
    (C) ensure that what is to be communicated is clear and precise
    (D) ensure a mechanism for feedback is in place
    (A) clearly understand what is to be communicated
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  13. Which of the following statements about motivation is false?

    (A) Motivation is an intrinsic quality, and different people are motivated by different things.
    (B) People can't be motivated to do anything; motivation must come from within.
    (C) Police managers can motivate officers by providing the stimulus for motivation to take place.
    (D) Money is the primary motivator of people in the workplace.
    (D) Money is the primary motivator of people in the workplace
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  14. Of the following, on whom should a police lieutenants concentrate most of his or her work time?

    (A) with a sergeant newly appointed to the unit
    (B) with a newly appointed probationary sergeant
    (C) with a veteran sergeant returning from an extended disability
    (D) with a sergeant who has an "up and down" performance record
    (B) with a newly appointed probationary sergeant
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. A statement identifying what an organization does and for whom is a.

    (A) objective
    (B) goal
    (C) action plan
    (D) mission
    (D) mission
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  16. Which of the following embodies a line function in a police organization?

    (A) police training academy
    (B) internal affairs division
    (C) patrol division
    (D) records division
    (C) patrol division
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  17. Management fails in interpersonal communication primarily because of

    (A) the physical barriers to the communication process
    (B) the filtering of messages
    (C) the failure to obtain feedback
    (D) its failure to listen
    (D) its failure to listen
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  18. An inspection process designed to measure the extent to which department goals are being met is known as

    (A) coordinating
    (B) controlling
    (C) directing
    (D) planning
    (B) controlling
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  19. Captain Phillips is directed by Assistant Chief Jennings to design a plan to increase the productivity of patrol resources in the city. Captain Phillips should first

    (A) collect and analyze city-wide crime data.
    (B) write the problem as an objective.
    (C) prepare a detailed plan for the assistant chief's review.
    (D) evaluate the courses of action available.
    (B) write the problem as an objective
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. In preparing a budget for a Detective division, what step should a manager take first?

    (A) Determine the dollar amount allocated to the division's budget.
    (B) Assign dollar amounts to organizational objectives.
    (C) Determine objectives.
    (D) Plan what needs to be done.
    (C) Determine objectives
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  21. An organizational statement that outlines the short-term accomplishments to be achieved is known as a (n)

    (A) objective
    (B) action plan
    (C) goal
    (D) mission
    (A) objective
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  22. The first responsibility of a Captain at the scene of an active bank robbery is to

    (A) prevent the escape of the suspect(s).
    (B) secure the premises.
    (C) establish an interim command post.
    (D) take command and assess the situation.
    (D) take command and assess the situation
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  23. The performance of a police organization is best judged by

    (A) criminal arrest rates.
    (B) citizen satisfaction.
    (C) criminal conviction rates.
    (D) crime statistics.
    (B) citizen satisfaction
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  24. Police management should ensure personnel are trained

    (A) at every opportunity.
    (B) on all new material.
    (C) whenever necessary.
    (D) periodically.
    (C) whenever necessary
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  25. Organizational structure is best defined as

    (A) the formal grouping of people and jobs.
    (B) the organizational assignment of work to people.
    (C) structuring work according to a predetermined plan.
    (D) dividing work by workload.
    (A) the formal grouping of people and jobs
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  26. A new departmental policy on investigating domestic disputes has been instituted, and all department personnel have received training on the new policy. Captain Bowers can best determine if the new policy is being followed by

    (A) ensuring that domestic dispute investigations are inspected.
    (B) arranging further training on the investigation of domestic disputes.
    (C) directing that all reports on domestic disputes be properly completed.
    (D) controlling personnel within her span of control.
    (A) ensuring that domestic dispute investigations are inspected
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. Assistant Chief Reid learns that a rumor of an officer's arrest is spreading throughout the department. Assistant Chief Reid should

    (A) refer personnel with questions about the rumor to their union representative.
    (B) take no action until he has all of the facts.
    (C) determine the pertinent facts of the incident and inform his subordinates.
    (D) refer personnel with questions about the rumor to the department advocate.
    (C) determine the pertinent facts of the incident and inform his subordinates
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  28. Lieutenant Lewis thinks that members of his staff will do a good job if they understand the level of job performance required and what needs to be accomplished. This is an example of

    (A) free-rein leadership.
    (B) a theory Y philosophy.
    (C) participative leadership.
    (D) a theory X philosophy.
    (B) a theory Y philosophy
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  29. The combined use of inspections, reports of activities, follow-up procedures, and special reports from subordinates represents

    (A) coordination.
    (B) control.
    (G) on-the-job-training.
    (D) representation.
    (B) control
  30. Plans that outline standard operating procedures, such as how to respond to domestic disputes, are known as

    (A) policies.
    (B) operational plans.
    (C) rules and regulations.
    (D) procedural plans.
    (D) procedural plans
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  31. The sergeant is the key person in the police organization to enforce discipline. Of the following, the best justification for this statement is that

    (A) the Sergeant has a more rounded view of the organization.
    (B) the Sergeant was most recently a subordinate and so is more likely to view minor infractions appropriately.
    (C) the sergeant is in close contact with field personnel.
    (D) there are more sergeants than other supervisory and management personnel.
    (C) the sergeant is in close contact with field personnel
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  32. Which of the following is an incorrect statement relative to specialization?

    (A) Unity of command is increased, resulting in more efficiency and effectiveness.
    (B) Support of police activities by the public is heightened.
    (C) Responsibility for task performance can be placed on a specific unit.
    (D) More intensive training can be given.
    (A) Unity of command is increased, resulting in more efficiency and effectiveness.
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  33. Simply stated, communication means

    (A) the process of passing information from one person to another to reach understanding.
    (B) imparting ideas and making oneself understood.
    (C) information transmitted between, a sender and a receiver.
    (D) all of the above.
    (A) the process of passing information from one person to another to reach understanding
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  34. Officers from four different departments are called into a city to handle a major emergency. Regarding organizational efficiency and effectiveness at the scene, which of the following statements is most correct?

    (A) A supervisor from each department should be placed in joint command.
    (B) One person should command and be in charge.
    (C) Officers working under a social compact emergency do not require specialized supervision.
    (D) Each unit should operate independently under one person.
    (B) One person should command and be in charge
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  35. Plans designed to deal with seldom-occurring emergencies are known as

    (A) operational plans
    (B) policies
    (C) procedural plans
    (D) tactical plans
    (D) tactical plans
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  36. Which of the following best describes the term "Span of Control"?

    (A) one manager's immediate subordinates
    (B) assigning the right number of people at the right time in the right place
    (C) authority commensurate with responsibility
    (D) the number of people who can effectively interact with a supervisor
    (A) one manager's immediate subordinates
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  37. Police Chief Ronald Rodrigues appoints Captain Hawkins to the rank of assistant chief. Hawkins is the first assistant chief in the department's history, and the appointment adds a new layer to the organizational structure. Of the following, which best describes the effect on the chain of command?

    (A) It will be lengthened
    (B) It will remain the same
    (C) It will be shortened
    (D) The span of control will widen
    (A) It will be lengthened
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  38. All of the following describe a Theory X, type A Management philosophy, except

    (A) thinking that people prefer to be directed.
    (B) sharing authority with others by empowering them.
    (C) being more concerned with output than people.
    (D) viewing people as disliking work.
    (B) sharing authority with others by empowering them
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  39. In a police organization, which of the following carries the same weight as a regulation?

    (A) a procedure
    (B) a rule
    (C) a goal
    (D) a policy
    (B) a rule
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  40. All of the following are true statements about communication except:

    (A) Communication is the transfer of information and the achievement of understanding between individuals and groups.
    (B) Communication is the transfer of a message from a sender to a receiver.
    (C) Communication is the transfer of information and the achievement of understanding through the use of common symbols.
    (D) Communication is the use of oral and physical techniques to transfer information from one person to another.
    (B) Communication is the transfer of a message from a sender to a receiver
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  41. Providing unity of action by aiming group effort toward organizational objectives is

    (A) organizing
    (B) coordinating
    (C) planning
    (D) directing
    (B) coordinating
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  42. Captain Fennel wants to make certain his subordinates are properly performing their job assignments. This can best be accomplished

    (A) by conducting frequent performance evaluations.
    (B) through day-to-day inspections.
    (C) by delegating routine tasks to subordinates.
    (D) by reviewing criminal-analysis data.
    (B) through day-to-day inspections
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  43. Captain Ahern is asked by Assistant Chief Hopkins to complete an estimate of workforce requirements for patrol operations. This can best be accomplished by

    (A) estimating workload requirements.
    (B) inspecting a small number of reports completed by patrol personnel.
    (C) reviewing calls for police services.
    (D) reviewing lost-time management records.
    (C) reviewing calls for police services
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  44. An Assistant Chief of Police is responsible for ensuring that

    (A) downward communication is filtered prior to delivery.
    (B) downward communication is filtered only if it's verbal.
    (C) upward communication is filtered prior to delivery.
    (D) upward communication is not filtered.
    (D) upward communication is not filtered
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  45. Crime suppression is primarily the duty of

    (A) crime suppression units.
    (B) patrol officers.
    (C) tactical units.
    (D) narcotics detectives.
    (B) patrol officers
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  46. The day-to-day guiding, counseling, and influencing of people toward task accomplishment is known as

    (A) coordinating
    (B) organizing
    (C) planning
    (D) directing
    (D) directing
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  47. Activities of the training division are

    (A) both a line and a staff function
    (B) a line function
    (C) a staff function
    (D) none of the above
    (C) a staff function
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  48. A Captain from one unit or division should communicate directly with a captain from another unit or division when making routine decisions. This form of communication is known as

    (A) upward communication
    (B) downward communication
    (C) the communications net
    (D) lateral communication
    (D) lateral communication
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  49. Most orders from a Captain to a subordinate should take the form of a

    (A) request
    (B) verbal command
    (C) suggestion
    (D) written command
    (A) request
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  50. Plans designed to deal with employees' daily conduct and performance are known as

    (A) procedural plans
    (B) rules and regulations
    (C) policies
    (D) tactical plans
    (B) rules and regulations
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  51. Organization is most closely related to

    (A) planning
    (B) leading
    (C) staffing
    (D) controlling
    (A) planning
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  52. Captain Peters responds to the scene of a barricaded person armed with a rifle. After designating a scene perimeter, Captain Peters should set up a command post

    (A) within the perimeter to efficiently direct operations.
    (B) as close to the barricaded person as possible.
    (C) outside the perimeter in a safe-fire zone.
    (D) within the perimeter to facilitate a staging area.
    (C) outside the perimeter in a safe-fire zone
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  53. Which of the following is least important in being an effective Police Lieutenant?

    (A) human relations skills
    (B) technical skills in all police areas
    (C) organizational integrity
    (D) communication skills
    (B) technical skills in all police areas
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  54. The process of formally dividing, structuring, and coordinating people, authority, and communication is

    (A) directing
    (B) coordinating
    (C) organizing
    (D) planning
    (C) organizing
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  55. Rumors in a police organization are most likely to develop from

    (A) a lengthy chain of command
    (B) shift work
    (C) decentralization
    (D) the use of formal communications
    (A) a lengthy chain of command
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  56. A Captain who is in the process of deciding who is to do what and when is

    (A) coordinating
    (B) directing
    (C) planning
    (D) implementing
    (C) planning
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  57. The most effective delivery of police services results from

    (A) the assignment of officers to areas for extended periods.
    (B) the overlapping of patrols.
    (C) frequent changes of officers in their assignments.
    (D) random patrol by two-officer units.
    (A) the assignment of officers to areas for extended periods
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  58. Of the following, which has the most impact on a community's opinion of its police officers?

    (A) civilian review boards
    (B) the police officers themselves
    (C) the media
    (D) the chief of police
    (B) the police officers themselves
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  59. All of the following statements about delegation of authority are true except:

    (A) Authority to complete a task must be delegated to the person assigned to do the task.
    (B) Authority and a task may be delegated but not the responsibility for the task's completion.
    (C) Proper delegation requires the assignment of tasks to the lowest supervisory level capable of getting them done.
    (D) Resources to complete a task must be made available for delegation to be successful.
    (C) Proper delegation requires the assignment of tasks to the lowest supervisory level capable of getting them done
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  60. Assistant Chief Murphy is assigned to head the department's recruitment drive. She announces to her staff that her objective is to attract the largest group of qualified candidates possible. The most valid reason for this objective is to ensure

    (A) "protected class members" apply.
    (B) the best selection of qualified candidates.
    (C) hiring standards are met.
    (D) fair and impartial competition for selection.
    (B) the best selection of qualified candidates
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  61. Captain Bowers has been instructed to construct the parameters for an oral board for the position of sergeant. The least important factor to test for in an oral examination is

    (A) organizational integrity.
    (B) job knowledge.
    (C) appearance.
    (D) communication skills.
    (B) job knowledge
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  62. Which of the following best describes the primary purpose of police patrol?

    (A) crime suppression
    (B) police omnipresence
    (C) police omnipotence
    (D) crime repression
    (B) police omnipresence
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  63. Which of the following is an advantage of foot patrol?

    (A) cost
    (B) rapid emergency response
    (C) ease of supervision
    (D) none of the above
    (D) none of the above
  64. A robber enters a package store, brandishes a gun, and ties up the owner with nylon rope using an intricate sailor's knot. This is similar to other robberies of convenience stores during the past several weeks. This similarity is known as

    (A) sensori patterunus
    (B) habeas corpus
    (C) mordem delicti
    (D) modus operandi
    (D) modus operandi
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  65. Lieutenant Fields is giving roll-call training to officers on conducting preliminary investigations. The person responsible for conducting a preliminary investigation is

    (A) the senior detective arriving at the crime scene.
    (B) the first forensic specialist arriving at the crime scene
    (C) the first police officer arriving at the crime scene.
    (D) the first supervisor arriving at the crime scene.
    (C) the first police officer arriving at the crime scene
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  66. Organizations are characterized by

    (A) their goal-directed behavior.
    (B) concerted action resulting from groups of people working together.
    (C) missions, goals, and objectives defining the direction of activities.
    (D) all of the above.
    (D) all of the above
  67. Captain Phillips is quick to give direction to his subordinates but rarely allows input from them when making decisions. His leadership style is most closely related to

    (A) situational leadership
    (B) autocratic leadership
    (C) participative leadership
    (D) laissez-faire leadership
    (B) autocratic leadership
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  68. Lieutenant Lewis encourages discussion with his subordinates and values their input. His, leadership style is probably

    (A) situational
    (B) autocratic
    (C) participative
    (D) laissez-faire
    (C) participative
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  69. The primary purpose of management by exception is to

    (A) identify problems needing management attention and avoid dealing with those better handled at lower levels.
    (B) allow subordinates input into the decision-making process.
    (C) identify solutions to problems arid work with subordinates to implement the solutions.
    (D) identify problems needing subordinate attention and to delegate task accountability.
    (A) identify problems needing management attention and avoid dealing with those better handled at lower levels
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  70. The number of subordinates a manager can effectively supervise is known as

    (A) span of control
    (B) unity of command
    (C) delegation of authority
    (D) management by exception
    (A) span of control
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  71. Lieutenants who allow their subordinates to have a voice in the decision-making process while reserving final decision-making authority for themselves are using

    (A) situational leadership
    (B) autocratic leadership
    (C) free-rein leadership
    (D) participative leadership
    (D) participative leadership
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  72. The largest part of a police department's budget is dedicated to

    (A) the heart/hypertension fund
    (B) training
    (C) police equipment
    (D) salaries
    (D) salaries
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  73. All of the following statements about span of control are true except:

    (A) When subordinates are performing similar work, the manager can handle a wider span of control.
    (B) The span of control is broad at the top of an organization and more narrow as one travels down the hierarchy.
    (C) An experienced manager can supervise more subordinates than a less experienced manager.
    (D) Organizations with fixed spans of control tend to have many layers of management.
    (B) The span of control is broad at the top of an organization and more narrow as one travels down the hierarchy.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  74. When does the United States Supreme Court decision in Miranda v. Arizona not apply?

    (A) after custodial arrest
    (B) during field interrogations
    (C) after handcuffing a suspect
    (D) after taking a person into custody
    (B) during field interrogations
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  75. Which of the following is a correct statement concerning the use of force in making an arrest?

    (A) More force can be used in effecting a felony arrest than a misdemeanor arrest.
    (B) The size and weight of a suspect is a determining factor in the use of force.
    (C) Officers should use the minimum amount of force necessary when effecting an arrest.
    (D) Officers can use pain compliance to arrest a suspect who is peacefully submitting.
    (C) Officers should use the minimum amount of force necessary when effecting an arrest
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  76. Lieutenant Butterfield develops a budget proposal which outlines a new program to put community service officers on the street, and she predicts what results will be achieved.

    This proposal is an example of

    (A) a performance budget
    (B) a zero-based budget
    (C) a line-item budget
    (D) management by objectives
    (A) a performance budget
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  77. The Exclusionary Rule applies to

    (A) police officers
    (B) store detectives
    (C) security guards
    (D) all of the above
    (A) police officers
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  78. Lieutenants should ensure officers and equipment are deployed

    (A) equally, according to the time of day.
    (B) equally throughout the area to be patrolled.
    (C) equally, according to shift distribution.
    (D) selectively, according to the need for police services.
    (D) selectively, according to the need for police services
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  79. Assistant Chief Meyer gave Captain Blanchard a job assignment and later found that he was not performing it properly. Assistant Chief Meyer should first determine whether Captain Blanchard

    (A) understood his instructions.
    (B) has performed the task before.
    (C) is motivated to do the job.
    (D) has a behavioral problem which is interfering with his work.
    (A) understood his instructions
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  80. The Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution deals with

    (A) search and seizure
    (B) right to counsel
    (C) self-incrimination
    (D) freedom of the press
    (C) self-incrimination
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  81. Which Supreme Court decision deals with "Stop and Frisk"?

    (A) Miranda v. Arizona
    (B) Chimel v. Illinois
    (C) Powers v. Idaho
    (D) Terry v. Ohio
    (D) Terry v. Ohio
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  82. Captain Ortiz is appointed commander of a newly formed traffic enforcement division. He is directed by Chief Sullivan to develop a goal statement for the division. Which of the following would be the best goal statement?

    (A) The primary goal of the traffic division is to promote voluntary compliance with traffic regulations.
    (B) The primary goal of the traffic division is to prevent traffic accidents.
    (C) The primary goal of the traffic division is to strictly enforce state traffic laws.
    (D) The primary goal of the traffic division is to prevent traffic violations from occurring.
    (A) The primary goal of the traffic division is to promote voluntary compliance with traffic regulations
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  83. One of the primary advantages of a formal evaluation process is that it

    (A) serves as a ranking tool for promotional examinations.
    (B) serves to give managers control over subordinates.
    (C) motivates officers by providing feedback on their performance.
    (D) identifies weak areas in which a manager needs to concentrate for subordinate direction.
    (C) motivates officers by providing feedback on their performance
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  84. Of the following, which is the most important factor in deciding the type of patrol for a specific area?

    (A) the number of residents in the area
    (B) the number of citizen complaints against police officers
    (C) calls for service within the area
    (D) the number of foot beats and cruisers in adjoining areas
    (C) calls for service within the area
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  85. Captain Jenkins is assigned to monitor a picket line consisting of off-duty police officers and sergeants contesting stalled union contract negotiations. His personal opinion is that the officers are right. Which of the following actions should he take?

    (A) He should monitor the picket line but refrain from direct action.
    (B) He should ensure the law is enforced impartially.
    (C) He should inform the officers and sergeants of his feelings but enforce the law.
    (D) He should ensure the picket line is photographed for department review.
    (B) He should ensure the law is enforced impartially
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  86. Allowing officers to bid their shifts by seniority is considered to be

    (A) undesirable; statistics indicate that a permanent schedule results in increased employee lost time.
    (B) desirable; people work better on a permanent schedule as opposed to a rotating schedule.
    (C) undesirable; people work better on a rotating schedule.
    (D) desirable; human resources can be deployed more effectively if they are not on a rotating schedule.
    (B) desirable; people work better on a permanent schedule as opposed to a rotating schedule
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  87. Which of the following is a Part 1 crime?

    (A) pick pocketing
    (B) possession of marijuana
    (C) auto theft
    (D) prostitution
    (C) auto theft
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  88. The best method of judging a police department's performance is by

    (A) citizen satisfaction
    (B) conviction rates
    (C) crime statistics
    (D) arrest rates
    (A) citizen satisfaction
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  89. For which of the following incidents would it be appropriate to make a referral to the department's employee assistance program?

    (A) A sergeant has been suspended for drinking on duty
    (B) A sergeant has shot and killed a suspect
    (C) A sergeant who lives out of town has been arrested in a domestic dispute
    (D) all of the above
    (D) all of the above
  90. In preparing a police budget, which activity should come first?

    (A) Plan what needs to be done
    (B) Determine the dollar amount of the budget
    (C) Assign dollar costs to organizational plans
    (D) Determine objectives
    (D) Determine objectives
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  91. The police union contract is binding on

    (A) management only
    (B) management and labor
    (C) the police union only
    (D) labor only
    (B) management and labor
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  92. Sergeant Hernandez approaches Lieutenant Gallagher with a grievance relative to being denied a day off. The lieutenant has had occasion recently to discipline the sergeant for being late to work and for failure to respond to radio calls. He advises the sergeant that if she paid more attention to her work, her request for a day off would probably be approved. The lieutenant's action is

    (A) proper; the lieutenant has wide latitude in accepting or rejecting employee grievances.
    (B) improper; the lieutenant should refer the sergeant to her union steward.
    (C) proper; the lieutenant is using the situation to motivate the sergeant.
    (D) improper; the lieutenant should act on the grievance.
    (D) improper; the lieutenant should act on the grievance
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  93. The Exclusionary Rule originally resulted from which of the following court decisions.

    (A) Miranda v. Arizona
    (B) Chimel v. California
    (C) Weeks v. United States
    (D) Terry v.Ohio
    (C) Weeks v. United States
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  94. Lieutenant Smalley has been informed by Sergeant Reid of a high incidence of muggings in a city park between the hours of 1800 and 2100. The best type of patrol for Lieutenant Smalley to institute in the park is

    (A) directed patrol
    (B) team patrol
    (C) foot patrol
    (D) preventive patrol
    (A) directed patrol
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  95. Sociologists contend that crime can never be totally eliminated. Of the following, which criminal act is most likely to be eliminated by the police.

    (A) prostitution
    (B) murder
    (C) robbery
    (D) none of the above
    (D) none of the above
  96. Which of the following investigations would be proper for a Lieutenant to delegate.

    (A) the investigation of a minor complaint against a sergeant
    (B) a sensitive investigation of a civilian manager employed by the department
    (C) a traffic accident between two off-duty sergeants
    (D) none of the above
    (D) none of the above
  97. Captain Peters has noted a widespread increase in street robbery throughout his district. Which of the following tactics is most likely to reduce this type of crime.

    (A) random patrol
    (B) proactive patrol
    (C) passive patrol
    (D) decoy operations
    (B) proactive patrol
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  98. Captain Connors is frequently heard telling subordinates, "If you have a problem, don't tell me. I have enough of my own." This type of leadership is most closely related to

    (A) democratic
    (B) laissez-faire
    (C) participative
    (D) autocratic
    (B) laissez-faire
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  99. Lieutenant Fleming learns that a local merchant is offering free food and coffee to officers frequenting his establishment. This practice is.

    (A) acceptable as long as the officers first offer payment.
    (B) unacceptable but so minor as not to be a form of corruption.
    (C) acceptable as long as the merchant is not seeking anything in return.
    (D) unacceptable; gratuities are a form of police corruption.
    (D) unacceptable; gratuities are a form of police corruption
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  100. The statement "Leaders are born, not made" is

    (A) false; leadership is an intrinsic quality possessed by all people.
    (B) true; some people have inherent qualities that make them leaders.
    (C) false; people become leaders through making the most of their skills and abilities.
    (D) true; higher intelligence and increased life chances produce leaders.
    (C) false; people become leaders through making the most of their skills and abilities
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
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