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1. The right of American citizens to demonstrate or protest actions is protected under the United States Constitution.
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• True (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• False
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2. A mob is a group of individuals who communicate their support or opposition of the actions of other individuals, groups, organizations, or government institutions.
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• True
• False (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
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3. Which of the following is not a type of mob?
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• Escape
• Acquisitive
• Casual (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• All of the above
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4. Intoxication has been shown to __________ the amount of resistance by individuals in a crowd.
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• increase (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• decrease
• have no effect on
• all of the above
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5. Leaders or agitators are more difficult to identify in smaller crowds.
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• True
• False (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
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6. Which of the following is not a characteristic of a leader or agitator in a crowd?
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• Wears distinctive clothing
• Stands silently in the back of the crowd (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• Throws objects
• Vocally incites the crowd
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7. Local ordinances cannot require a group to obtain a permit and pay a fee before the group of individuals may protest or demonstrate.
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• True
• False (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
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8. Which of the following Illinois Compiled Statutes may be applicable during a crowd control situation?
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• 720 ILCS 5/25-1 Mob action
• 720 ILCS 5/21-1.2 Institutional vandalism
• 720 ILCS 5/21-3 Criminal trespass to real property
• All of the above (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
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9. In a crowd control situation, officers should remove anonymity by positively identifying crowd participants.
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• True (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• False
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10. Regardless of the number of officers present, the police must always control their behavior and emotions in crowd control situations.
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• True (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• False
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11. ____________ riot formation used to move the crowd in a particular direction.
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• Diagonal (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• Directional
• Arrowhead
• None of the above
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12. When the courts examine whether an officer violated a person’s right to demonstrate or protest, the courts will examine all of the following EXCEPT____________.
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• Severity of the crime
• Whether the suspect has a history of prior aggravated protests in public (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• Whether the suspect is actively resisting arrest or attempting to evade arrest by flight
• None of the above
13
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1. The right to stage demonstrations and exercise the rights of the Constitution allows individuals to violate the rights of others.
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• True
• False (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
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2. A group of individuals who communicate their support or opposition of the actions of other individuals, groups, organizations, or government institutions is called a(an) .
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• gathering
• crowd (Correct Answer/Your Answer)
• assembly
• mob
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5. In a crowd situation and when the leaders of the crowd have been identified, officers should attempt to reason with them to neutralize the situation.
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• True (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• False
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6. Individuals who are known criminals, drug dealers, or other participants not generally associated with a majority of the crowd are one characteristic of a leader or agitator in a crowd.
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• True (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• False
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7. Local ordinances can require a permit for protest activity, which may list _________.
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• The funding source of the activity/protest
• Leader/Number of individuals involved (Correct Answer/ Your Answer)
• Political affiliation of the leader/individuals involved
• All of the above
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8. According to 720 ILCS 5/25-1, a mob action consists of the __________.
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• use of force or violence in disturbing the public peace by two or more persons
• assembly of two or more persons to do an unlawful act
• assembly of two or more persons for the purpose of doing violence to the person or property of any one supposed to have been guilty of a violation of the law
• all of the above (Correct Answer/ Your Answer)
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9. In order for an arrest to be effective in a crowd control situation, the arrest must __________.
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• involve force and only be made by senior officers
• be swift and discreet (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• involve force and be discreet
• none of the above
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10. When an officer is isolated in a crowd control situation, which of the following techniques should be utilized by the officer?
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• Execute physical measures to remove participants
• Riot formations
• Communicate to the crowd to disperse from the scene and the consequences for failing to comply
• Use a loud and firm voice (choose your words carefully) as it is easier to talk your way out of a dangerous situation than it is to fight your way out (Correct Answer/ Your Answer)
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11. The diagonal line riot formation is used to move the crowd in a particular direction.
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• True (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• False
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1. The right to stage demonstrations and exercise the rights of the Constitution _____ individuals to violate the rights of others.
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• allows
• sometimes allows
• doesn’t allow (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• none of the above
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2. A mob is the most radical form of a crowd that has essentially lost all restraint
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• True (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• False
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3. Ordinarily this type of crowd comes together because of strong feelings about some issue and show a unity of purpose.
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• Casual Crowd
• Formal Crowd
• Acquisitive Crowd
• Aggressive Crowd (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
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4. The size of a crowd has little importance to law enforcement officers.
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• True
• False (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
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6. In order to identify group leaders or agitators, officers should focus on people who ____________.
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• vocally incite the crowd
• throw objects
• are known criminals
• all of the above (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
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8. Local statutes regulating demonstrations are designed to prevent a demonstration from disrupting the rights of others, to maintain order, and to prevent secondary altercations.
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• True (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• False
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11. ____________ riot formation used to penetrate the crowd and affect the arrest of leaders or agitators.
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• Diagonal
• Isolated
• Skirmish Line
• None of the above (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
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4. Participating in a crowd allows a person to conform to a large group while remaining anonymous.
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• True (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• False
30
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12. When the courts examine whether an officer violated a person’s right to demonstrate or protest, the courts will examine ____________.
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• Department policy/procedure associated with riot/protest response
• Whether the suspect has a history of prior aggravated protests in public
• Whether the suspect is actively resisting arrest or attempting to evade arrest by flight (Correct Answer)
• All of the above (Your Answer)
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12. When the courts examine whether an officer violated a person’s right to demonstrate or protest, the courts will examine which of the following?
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• Department policy and the suspect poses an immediate threat to the safety of the officers or others
• Severity of the crime, department policy, and the reliability of the accused officer
• The reliability of the suspect making the accusation and the reliability of the witnesses to the incidence
• Severity of the crime, the suspect poses an immediate threat to the safety of the officers or others, and the suspect is actively resisting arrest or attempting to evade arrest by flight (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
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3. ___________ are the four basic types of crowds. (WebCrs: Lesson 2,P.__/ Study Gd: Lesson 2, P. 4)
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• Casual, Cohesive, Expressive, and Aggressive (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• Casual, Cohesive, Expressive, and Acquisitive
• Formal, Cohesive, Expressive, Acquisitive
• Casual, Cohesive, Escaping, Aggressive
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5. Identifying the leaders or agitators of a crowd can depend on two different factors: ___________ and __________.
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• clothing and personality
• location in the crowd and participation
• size of the crowd and advanced notice of the demonstration (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• size of the crowd and location in the crowd
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7. A local municipality may, within certain limitations, establish local ordinances designed to prevent a demonstration from disrupting the rights of others, to maintain order, and to prevent secondary altercations.
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• True (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• False
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9. The use of force should be considered as _________ in a crowd control situation.
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• an immediate response
• necessary
• a last resort (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• none of the above
36
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10. When an officer is isolated in a crowd control situation, which of the following techniques should be utilized by the officer?
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• Move to a safe position and call for back-up
• Monitor the growth and actions of the crowd and notify dispatch
• Direct your attention to the loudest one present or the obvious leader
• All of the above (Correct Answer / Your Answer)