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The condition of the body that enables an individual to use their body in activities requiring strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility, is known as
physical fitness
Which of the following is correct concerning the Wellness Pyramid
exercise and proper nutrition make up the foundation of the Wellness Pyramid
As an occupational group, law enforcement has a ________ health profile.
poor
How we act, react, function, and perform during our everyday life has the greatest impact on __________
fitness/wellness
The "Wellness Pyramid" starts with a foundation of:
exercise
There are ____ levels on the wellness pyramid
5
__________ is the cap that holds down all the other areas in the pyramid.
Self-responsibility
They span of Wellness Continuum goes from ultimate wellness to
death
Healthy nutritional strategies consist of
Carbohydrates, Fats, Proteins, Water
Which of these is NOT in the Guidelines For A Healthy Diet
Eat more polyunsaturated or monounsaturated fats
August Volmer can best be remembered for
his contribution to the goal of professionalizing the police
Police professionalism became a major issue in ____________.
. the late 60's
A study of 289 agencies in 1986 on entry-level educational requirements, reported that ____________.
0.9 percent had no minimum educational requirement
84.8 percent had a high school or G.E.D. requirement
0.6 percent required a four-year baccalaureate degree
Requirements for election of Sheriff or set out by __________________.
Art. 5, Sec. 23 Texas Constitution
In ______ the Texas Legislature enacted legislation that created the Commission
1965
When notifying the commission of an arrest the licensee must including, _________________.
the name of the arresting agency
the style, court, and cause number of the charge or indictment, if any
the address to which notice of any commission action will be mailed
A person under section 211.27. Reporting Responsibilities of Individuals, must also report to the commission the final disposition of the criminal action within ________ of the effective date of the disposition
30 days
Under 217.1. Minimum Standards for Initial Licensure a person must ______________.
show no trace of drug dependency or illegal drug use after a physical examination, blood test, or other medical test
Except as provided by Sections 1701.310 and 1701.311, a person may not appoint a person to serve as an officer, county jailer, or public security officer unless the person appointed holds _________________.
an appropriate license issued by the commission
To be eligible to take a state licensing examination, a student must have ______________.
a valid endorsement of eligibility
To be eligible to sit for an examination, an examinee must
report on time
display upon request some identification card which contains a photograph
display upon request some identification card which contains a photograph
comply with all the written and verbal instructions of the proctor
A peace officer appointed to the officer's first supervisory position must receive in-service training on supervision during the _________ period after the date of that appointment.
24-month
A minimum standard for the annual handguns firearms proficiency course of fire under Rule- 217.21 shall include:
at least 5 rounds of duty ammunition
A minimum standard for the annual firearms proficiency course of fire under Rule- 217.21 rifle qualifications shall include
a minimum of 20 rounds of duty ammunition fired at a range of at least 100 yards
A minimum standard for the annual firearms proficiency course of fire under Rule- 217.21 fully automatic weapons shall include
least 30 rounds of duty ammunition
The minimum standards for the annual firearms proficiency course of fire under Rule- 217.21 , fully automatic weapons, shall
include at least one timed reloads
Sec. 1701.355. (Occupation Code)CONTINUING DEMONSTRATION OF WEAPONS PROFICIENCY, allows who to define the weapons proficiency requirements?
The commission
Statistics related to law enforcement in Texas from June 2000 data
Number of active peace officer licenses:
65,203
Statistics related to law enforcement in Texas from June 2000 data
Number of active reserve licenses
8,805
The _________ was the nighttime system of policing
Watch
Which of the following statements is not true about the concept of professionalism
there is little variance between individuals as to their compatibility with the characteristics of professionalism
Which of the following is not a characteristic of professionalism
little or no standards for entry
One of the advantages of the professional model for law enforcement is
stronger community support and respect
Which of the following statements is not true about the professional model of law enforcement
it allows law enforcement to better serve the community
it makes for more effective problem solving by law enforcement
improves the financial rewards for law enforcement
it promotes ethical conduct by the law enforcement community
Values: (as discussed in professionalism/ethics)
are what influence our behavior
Which of the following statements is true
peer pressure can work for or against ethical behavior
The ___________________ is performed by being objective and ethical in personal behavior and in functioning as a representatives of the criminal justice system
ethical role
__________________ involves the expression or use of facts without distortion by personal feelings or prejudices
Objectivity
Which of the following statements is not true concerning the concept of professionalism
it is applied only to the military profession
An order from the court directing the person responsible for holding an individual in jail or prison to bring that person before the court and show why he is being held in custody is called a:
Writ of Habeas Corpus
The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution
Protects citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures
The Fifth Amendment to the Constitution provides which of the following protections:
Freedom from double jeopardy
Which amendment to the constitution gives citizens the right to an attorney during criminal proceedings?
Sixth Amendment
A religion that worships the Dallas Cowboys Football team as idols ______ be prohibited by the government because of the First Amendment
cannot
state government ________ the impact of any Supreme Court decision by passing it's own constitutional amendment doing away with the Supreme Courts decision.
cannot lessen
The Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution guarantees
due process of law
Article 3 of the Constitution is important because
it creates the Supreme Court of the U.S. and defines its jurisdiction
There is only one crime defined in the U.S. Constitution. What is it?
treason
Amendment 8 of the U.S. Constitution establishes
right against cruel or unusual punishment
One of the major differences between the federal Bill of Rights and the State of Texas Bill of Rights is:
Texas has a section on the commitment of persons of unsound mind
One of the major differences between the federal Bill of Rights and the State of Texas Bill of Rights is:
Texas has a section on the commitment of persons of unsound mind
An example of an unreasonable seizure as defined in the 4th Amendment to the Constitution would be the case of
Tennessee vs. Garner
An example of the 5th Amendment right to protection against self-incrimination is the case of:
Miranda vs. Arizona
Which of the following is not protected by the 6th Amendment to the Constitution
double jeopardy
The 8th Amendment to the Constitution guarantees
right against cruel or unusually punishment
Which of the following rights is not defined by the 8th Amendment to the Constitution
freedom of the press
Which of the following is provided for in the 9th Amendment to the Constitution?
the enumeration of certain rights in the Constitution shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people (individual rights
Which amendment to the constitution gives citizens the right to an attorney during criminal proceedings?
Sixth Amendment
______ is the body of law concerned with the remedy of private rights.
Civil law
A Municipal Court is a function of the ______ component of the Criminal Justice System
courts
Which of the following prescribes the punishment to be imposed for criminal conduct
criminal law
The purpose of ______ is preventing harm to society
criminal law
The U.S. Supreme Court has jurisdiction over what type of cases
civil and criminal
Which of the following is not a magistrate in Texas?
State Attorney General
Which of the following is not a Peace Officer in Texas
Special Agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms
Which of the following would not be a peace officer as defined by Article 2, Code of Criminal Procedure?
Inspectors of the U.S. Postal Service
It is the duty of every Peace Officer, as established by Art. 2.13 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, to
Preserve the Peace within his jurisdiction
If a peace officer summons a person to aid him, and that person refuses, the person is guilty of:
No offense
The _____________________ is custodian of prisoners
Sheriff
Each sheriff shall be
Conservator of the peace
A ______________________ may have the same duties as the sheriff.
Deputy
Which of the following does not have jurisdiction in criminal actions.
the Texas Supreme Court
The _____________________ in each incorporated city or town shall have jurisdiction in cases involving Class "C" Misdemeanors
Municipal Court
Which of the following is not correct about a search warrant
May be issued to photograph a child who is alleged to be the victim of the offense of injury to a child as defined in the Penal Code
It may order an arrest
May be issued to search for and seize property acquired by theft or in any other manner which makes its acquisition a penal offense
You have probable cause to believe that a well known bank robber has written plans to rob a bank in his diary. You may
No search warrant can be issued
You have probable cause to believe that weapons prohibited by the Penal Code are kept in a file cabinet in the editors office of the local newspaper. You may
Obtain a search warrant and seize the weapons
You obtain a search warrant to search for and obtain photographs of an injured child. The child is not the same sex as you.
The search warrant must be executed by an officer of the same sex as the child or the officer executing must be assisted by someone the same sex as the child
R-8 6.5.6

A search warrant for __________ may not be signed by a justice of the peace
Property constituting evidence
A search warrant runs for
3 days excluding the day it was issued and the day it is executed
Which of the following is NOT a duty of a peace officer investigating a family violence allegation as established by Art. 5.04 of the Code of Criminal Procedure?
Mediate the conflict
The limitation for presentation of an indictment or information for any misdemeanor is
2 years
A __________ is the written statement of a grand jury accusing a person therein named of some act or omission which, by law, is declared to be an offense.
indictment
A __________ is the written statement filed and presented in behalf of the State by the district or county attorney charging the defendant with an offense which may by law be so prosecuted.
information
Which of the following is a true statement about arrest warrants
No greater force than is necessary shall be resorted to secure the arrest of the accused
A warrant may be telegraphed
If the officer does not have the warrant of arrest in his possession at the time of arrest, he shall inform the defendant of the offense charged and the fact a warrant has been issued
The _______________ is a written order from a magistrate, directed to a peace officer or some other person specially named, commanding him to take the body of the person accused of an offense, to be dealt with according to law
Warrant of arrest
The affidavit made before the Magistrate, District Attorney, or County Attorney which alleges an offense is called
A complaint
When a warrant of arrest is issued by any mayor or recorder of an incorporated town or city, it usually can be executed
In the county in which it was issued
An arrest in Texas may be made
Anytime
To arrest a defendant with an arrest warrant the officer must have the warrant in his
False
When the defendant is arrested at night, the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure requires that he be taken before a magistrate:
Without unnecessary delay
A Capias may be executed by any
Peace Officer
____________ is a writ issued by the court or clerk, commanding any peace officer to arrest a person accused of an offense and bring him before that court immediately, or on a day and time stated in the writ
Capias
A justice of the peace shall conduct an inquest into the death of a person who dies in the county served by the justice in each of the following cases EXCEPT
the person dies in a hospital or other institution and the attending physician is able to certify the cause of death
Which of the following is NOT an objective of the Code of Criminal Procedure?
To insure the uniform enforcement of the laws of the State of Texas
Which of the following is NOT true regarding Art. 6.06 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, Prevention of Injury
The officer need not protect the property of the spouse since this is community property
Unless specifically stated for the offense, generally speaking, you have _______ years from the date of commission to present a felony indictment
3
For which of the following is there no time limit for presentation of an indictment
Both murder and manslaughter have no time limit
Which of the following statements is true concerning arrest without a warrant as outlined in the Code of Criminal Procedure
when it is shown by satisfactory proof that a person has committed a felony offense and that the offender is about to escape, so that there is no time to obtain a warrant, a peace officer may pursue and arrest the individual without a warrant
A peace officer may arrest, without warrant, for which of the following?
he has probable cause to believe that the individual has violated a Protective Order and it occurs in the officers presence
persons found in suspicious places under suspicious circumstances that indicate that individual has committed a felony offense
persons who the officer has probable cause to believe have committed an assault resulting in bodily injury to another and the peace officer has probable cause to believe that there is danger of further injury
Which of the following would not be a reason for the issuance of subpoena
at an administrative hearing
A __________ may specify that, if a witness has in their possession, any instrument of writing or other thing desired as evidence, such evidence must be brought by the witness and produced in court
subpoena duces tecum
A person may be fined up to $500 if they refuse to obey a subpoena in a __________ case
felony
Which of the following statements is not correct concerning section 8.04 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, Dispersing Riot?
they may only be dispersed by commanding them to do so
Those authorized to aid a peace officer in suppressing a riot may use such measures as are necessary to suppress the riot, but are not authorized to use any greater degree of force than is requisite to accomplish that object.
true
Which of the following would not be a Special Investigator as defined in the Code of Criminal Procedure?
Railroad Peace Officers
Which of the following is a true statement concerning the official duties of a peace officer with regards to the prevention of family violence
peace officer that responds to or investigates a family violence incident shall make a written report
A ______ is the written statement of a grand jury accusing a person therein named of some act or omission which, by law, is declared to be an offense.
indictment
A ______ is the written statement filed and presented in behalf of the State by the district or county attorney charging the defendant with an offense which may be law be so prosecuted
information
Which of the following would not be a reason for the issuance of subpoena?
at an administrative hearing
A person may be fined up to $500 if they refuse to obey a subpoena in a ______ case
felony
Which of the following statements is not correct concerning section 8.04 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, Dispersing Riot?
it is the duty of every peace officer or magistrate to cause such persons assembled together in such a manner as to constitute a riot to disperse
Following an arrest, an officer may only search the area of the offenders home which
under the immediate control of the suspect
When an officer makes an arrest, he may make a ________ of a person for ________.
. full search/anything
A peace officer may arrest without warrant for __________ offense(s) committed in his presence or view
any
Holding a person for a limited time, but who is not yet answerable to a criminal offense, is an example of:
temporary detention
The landmark federal case on stop & frisk was:
Terry vs. Ohio
Chimel vs. California involved searches of:
the arm's reach area near an arrestee
Abandoned property
is always open to police as evidence
No warrant is required:
if valid consent is given to search
Shoplifters may be arrested
by any citizen
What is the sole purpose of the frisk
to protect the safety of the officer or other persons
If a peace officer develops probable cause that a criminal violation is about to occur, and there is no time to obtain a warrant, he may:
make a lawful arrest without a warrant
____________ exists if the facts and circumstances known to an officer would warrant a prudent person in believing that an offense has been committed
probable cause
A peace officer may arrest when one family member assaults another and
probable cause exists to believe there will be further bodily injury
Persons found in suspicious places, and under circumstances which reasonably show that such persons have been guilty of some felony or breech of the peace; or threaten, or are about to commit some offense, may
be arrested without a warrant
Mapp vs. Ohio is the Supreme Court case that gave rise to
the Exclusionary Rule
Generally speaking, a peace officer can not arrest, without warrant, a:
person believed to have committed a misdemeanor offense outside the view of the officer
Probable Cause can be established through the senses
any of a person's senses
The Code of Criminal Procedure states that peace officers making arrests shall take the person arrested before a magistrate
without unnecessary delay
An inventory is a search of a person's car for contraband
False
Which of the following is not an accurate statement about a consent search
the individual must sign a "consent to search" form
To insure ___________, a suspect must be given ___________ prior to any custodial interrogation
the right against self incrimination/the Miranda Warning
Both search warrants and arrest warrants must be based on
probable cause
A peace officer may arrest without warrant for __________ offense(s) committed in his presence or view.
any