(Answered)-What is the main problem with criminal justice

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Question 11 of 205.0 PointsWhat is the main problem with criminal justice data analysis as currently practiced in the United States?A. Too few analysts and an overabundance of contradictory dataB. Disagreement between analytical programs over definitions of crimesC. Lack of differentiation between “cleared” crimes and “reported” crimesD. Failure on local and state agencies in consistently providing analyzable dataReset Selection Mark for Review What's This?Question 12 of 205.0 PointsAccording to an expert with the Bureau of Justice Statistics, increases in jail/prison populations corresponding with decreases in crime rates are hard indications that:A. crime in the outside world and incarceration are definitely linked.B. more offenders are being caught and convicted.C. convicted offenders are being incarcerated for longer periods.D. more first-time, younger offenders are in jails or prisons.Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This?Question 13 of 205.0 PointsCurrie’s “criminality index” is a combination of:A. UCR, NIBRS, and NCVS analyses.B. homicide, rape, and robbery statistics.C. crimes committed plus crimes likely to be committed by those incarcerated.D. number of long-term sentenced offenders divided by number of short-term sentenced offenders.Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This?Question 14 of 205.0 PointsMultiple murder victims in a single event is classified as a:A. mass murder.B. serial murder.C. felony murder.D. spree murder.Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This?Question 15 of 205.0 PointsModern social science supports the belief that rapists are motivated by:A. lust.B. hate.C. inferiority.D. power.Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This?Question 16 of 205.0 PointsWhich of the following is supported by recent robbery statistics?A. Robberies generally occur in the summer, in vacation areas.B. Seventy-five percent of robberies are cleared by arrest nationwide.C. Some type of weapon is used in sixty-one percent of robberies.D. Older, more seasoned offenders commit robberies.Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This?Question 17 of 205.0 PointsThe statistically “best” single predictor of criminal activity has been:A. age.B. gender.C. race.D. social class.Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This?Question 18 of 205.0 PointsWhich of the following best illustrates the relationship between adolescent motherhood and crime?A. If prospective mothers delayed bearing children until age 20, the crime rate would be reduced significantly in 5 years.B. Sons born to adolescent mothers are about equally likely to be incarcerated as daughters.C. Most adolescent mothers spend their children’s early years in poverty and on welfare.D. Laws addressing adolescent childbearing would have negligible effect on the costs of crime.Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This?Question 19 of 205.0 PointsWhich of the following is true regarding the relationship between social class and crime?A. Neither crime nor class is uniformly defined.B. No correlation between criminality and social class exists.C. Violence, theft, and drug abuse can be found in equal measure among the rich and poor alike.D. Deliquency is less serious than juvenile street crime in that it is found among the more affluent youth.Reset Selection Mark for Review What's This?Question 20 of 205.0 PointsWhich of the following statements correctly illustrates one or more of the costs of crime?A. Ninety-seven percent of robbery and assault victims sustain physical injury.B. Twenty percent of personal crime victims sustain economic loss.C. Fifty percent of property crime victims get their stolen property back.D. Ninety-one percent of household crime victims sustain economic loss. Reset Selection

 

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