Glossary of CJD 760
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- principles of honor morality and accepted rules of conduct that govern an individual or group.
- Define Professionalisn
- behavior and attitude patterns exhibiting standards and character marked by pride in oneself and one's chosen career.
- ____ and _____ is an essential ingredient in the development of a professional officer.
- ethical and moral
- Identify acts that are considered unethical as _____.
offering or accepting gratuities
giving false statements etc...
- What are the primary goals of the CJSTC?
- A) improve the delivery of quality training
B) ensure job-relatedness in employment standards
C) increase the professionalism of the law enforcement officers.
- What does CJSTC stand for?
- Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission
- Law begins as a method for the ________ ordering of society.
- List the various forms of social control.
- A) Law
- Why was the Code of Hammurabi important?
- It is the first known written legal document that represents the idea of natural law.
- Where did American Law originate from?
- English common or case law.
- Whaw are the diffrent types of law?
- natural statutory
- Identify purposes of laws
- protect ownership, define the parameters of property, regulate business, preserve order, maintain the status quo, protect persons and property
- Identify the basic concepts of the US Constitution.
- All people are created equal
Purpose of government is to secure these rights
Government is the agent of the people
- Identify 3 major components of the criminal justice system.
- law enforcement
- Identify the responsibilities of the local, county and state law enforcement agencies.
- criminal law enforcement
regulatory law enforcement
- Identify the components of the court system.
clerk of court
- Identify components of the Florida correctional system.
- A) county jails and municipal holding facilities
B) state institutions and facilities
C) treatment & evaluation centers
D) probation, parole, and community control
- Explain that the basic two elements of a criminal act require proof that:
- A) a crime has been committed and
B) the person charged committed the crime
- To prove that a crime has been committed it must be shown that:
- A) an act or omission is specifically prohibited by a criminal statue and
B) the person committing tha act or omission at the time did so knowingly or intentionally
- Intent is _______.
- purposely doing that which the law declares to be a crime.
- Mens Rea
- criminal intent or a mental state of mind that is required which leads to criminal liability for a particular crime.
- Describe causation or the casual relationship between the defendant's act and the resulting harm to include _________ and __________.
- A) defendant's act or omission was the cause of harm
B) no legal defense applies to defendant's act or omission
- List some legal defenses that may be used by defendants, to include:
- immunity, mistake or ignorance of fact, intoxication, duress or coercion, justifiable use of force, entrapment, temporary insanity, mental incompetence, statue of limitations expired, self defense
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