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Police Functions
Adler et all: Criminal Justice, 4th edition

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1

The most famous detective company of the old west was _______________.
A)The Pinkerton Detective Agency
B)The Brinks Company
C)The Union Pacific
D)The Bureau of Investigation
2

Who do your author’s consider to be the single most important reformer of policing in the early twentieth century?
A)Richard Sylvester
B)Leonhard Fuld
C)Arthur Woods
D)August Vollmer
3

In 1929 there was a commission set up to study law enforcement. This Commission was called the United States National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement. It was also called, ________________.
A)The Vollmer Report
B)The Hoover Commission
C)The Wickersham Commission
D)The Knapp Commission
4

A protégé of August Vollmer, ________________ helped create Berkeley’s School of Criminology.
A)Richard Sylvester
B)Leonhard Fuld
C)Arthur Woods
D)O. W. Wilson
E)Raymond Fosdick
5

It was not until, ______ that all large city police departments in the U.S. required a high school diploma. (p. 129)
A)1948
B)1953
C)1960
D)1968
6

The unit of the police department responsible for the management of the department is called ___________. (p. 134)
A)the line function
B)the service bureau
C)the administration bureau
D)internal affairs
7

To provide police coverage of all areas within a jurisdiction, a city may be divided into _________.
A)beats
B)districts
C)precincts
D)all of the above
E)none of the above
8

J. Edgar Hoover was Director of the FBI when he died in 1972. What year was he appointed Director of this organization?
A)1924
B)1935
C)1944
D)1955
E)1960