Police Midterm Flashcards


Set Details Share
created 6 years ago by mtoro100
1,074 views
updated 6 years ago by mtoro100
show moreless
Page to share:
Embed this setcancel
COPY
code changes based on your size selection
Size:
X
Show:
1

How many sworn officers does NBPD have

148

2

organization

a deliberate arrangement of people doing specific jobs, following procedures to accomplish a set of goals by some authority

3

"father of sociology"

max weber-- bureaucracy

4

chain of command

superior-subordinate relationship

5

chain of command can be violated when

an emergency exists

6

chain of command always starts with the

chief of police

7

span of control

the number of officers a superior can supervise effectively

8

civil service system

designed to eliminate political influence

9

civil service system was created in 1881 by the

pendleton act

10

civilianization

Is the process of removing sworn officers for noncritical or nonenforcement tasks and replacing them with civilians or nonsworn employees

11

The concept of dividing the tasks of an organization according to personnel, area, time, and function or process is called

division of labor

12

is an organizational model marked by hierarchy, promotion on professional merit and skill, the development of career service, reliance on and use of rules and regulations, and impersonality of relationships among career professionals in the bureaucracy and with their clientele.

bureaucracy

13

The concept that each individual in an organization is directly accountable to only one supervisor is called

unity of command

14

Chain of command may be violated in two situations,

when speed is necessary or an emergency exists

15

In very large police departments, separate units may be established to perform each task. In smaller departments, the task may be grouped together in various ways to be performed by certain units or people._________are defined as activities that benefit other units within the police department, but on a more regular and frequent basis than do administrative activities.

Operational activities?

16

The ______identifies the important tasks that must be performed by police officers, and then identifies the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform those tasks.

Job analysis

17

According to the text, if a competent job analysis is performed, the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for performance in that department are judged to be

job related

18

is the ability to interpret, understand, and manage one’s own and others’ emotions.

emotional intelligence

19

Among law enforcement agencies in 2007, _____percent required a high school diploma as a minimum requirement for hiring as a police officer.

82

20

is the label given to the current generation of 18-to 26- year -olds. Police recruiters will have to tap into the desires of this group.

millennials

21

occurs when the selection rate of any gender, race, or ethnic group is less than 80 percent of the selection rate for the group with the highest selection rate.

adverse impact

22

have been criticized for discriminating against some candidates, particularly women and physically small members of certain minority groups

physical agility testing

23

The initial training a police officer receives is called

recruit training?

24

The average probationary period for police officers ranges from

12 to 18 months

25

The average probationary period for police officers ranges from ___ hours of academy training

761