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What is forensic science

It is the examination, evaluation, and explanation of physical evidence in law.

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What is criminalistics

Is the one branch of forensic science it deals with the study of physical evidence related to the crime

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What is the Bertillon system

First attempt at criminal identification

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What case furthered the use of
Fingerprints in America in 1903

The west case

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What action holds the highest liability for an office

A high speed pursuit

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Where did the public duty doctrine derive from and police ______ unless a special relationship is present

Common law; has no duty to protect

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What element is used in court to determine that the officer acted in good faith

State of mind

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What case gave a rise in police civil suits

Monroe v. Popea

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What is a false arrest?

Arrest made without probable cause

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When a judge relies on another case to determine the decision of the outcome is what?

Stare decis

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What type of employment is subjected to the most litigation

Police or law enforcement

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When an officer feels threaten and there is heavy shooting from other officers due to adrenalin rush is what type of shooting

Contagious shooting

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What is the best defense for police for basis policing

Collective data

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Which Supreme Court case restricted deadly force

Tennessee c. Gardner

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What is loco parentis

It is when the court acts in place if the parent

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What is parens patriae

When the state is ultimate parent

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What amendment involves double jeopardy

5th

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What does an officer need to make an arrest

Probable cause

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In order to for a police officer to stop someone what do they need

Reasonable suspicion

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What kind of immunity is involved when there is an alleged violation according to USC 42 1983

Qualified immunity

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Lawsuits under 42 USC 1983 which of the following lawsuits can be Perseus against an officer

Negligence, Police brutality and illegal search and seizures

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Noble case corruption when practice by law enforcement they all except

Lie make up evidence all the above

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_____ prohibits anyone including police and military from caring a fire arm if have a domestic charge

Domestic violence and latternberg

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Common moonlight police work is

Teaching criminal justice and private security work

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A factor that influences of how much or how little graph money a corruption officer might receive

All the above

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As a point of reference ethics usually involve

Standard loyal conduct and a conscience

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What is the purpose of repeat victimization

It allows law enforcement to predict future crimes

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What officer is to take the initiative

Line officer

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Where was Compstat originated

New York

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What are coming mistakes in crime labs

Misplace evidence, simple mistakes