Law enforcement technology quiz


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Law enforcement technology quiz

  1. 1. To be taken after reading about law enforcement technology at: Begin
  2. 2. True or false: Modern technology providesmany benefits for law enforcement officers. True False
  3. 3. Correct! Modern technology plays a keyrole in todays law enforcement. It allows lawenforcement to transfer information, put outalerts, take photos, and much more. Continue
  4. 4. Incorrect. Modern technology plays a keyrole in todays law enforcement. It allows lawenforcement to transfer information, put outalerts, take photos, and much more. Return
  5. 5. You cant be sure as to whether all information isA valid (i.e.. Pictures, videos, etc.).B Information is transferred almost instantly. Information can be more easily accessed by theC public.D All of the above.
  6. 6. While modern technology is providingmany options on how to send informationbetween stations, officers, and even civilians,is a huge benefit due to faster response andincriminating evidence, it also make it harderto tell whether all gathered information islegitimate. Continue
  7. 7. While some of these, such as informationbeing more accessible to the public, couldpotentially seem problematic, they are allactually very helpful. Faster informationtransfer and public knowledge are vital to ourlaw enforcement agencies and officers, andmake their job easier and more successful inthe war against crime. Return
  8. 8. True or False: Pepper spray, invented in 1982, is also known as Oleoresin Capsicum, or OC True False
  9. 9. Pepper spray, or Oleoresin Capsicum, is achemical derived from chili peppers, thatcauses extreme irritation to the skin andeyes, causing tears, pain, and even temporaryblindness. Continue
  10. 10. Pepper spray is also known as OleoresinCapsicum, or OC. Return
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  12. 12. A Verizon; 1976B Verizon; 1986C AT&T; 1976D AT&T; 1986
  13. 13. In 1986, AT&T came out with 9-1-1, adirect line to emergency services. The reasonfor the number, 9-1-1. is that it is almostimpossible to accidentaly dial, and it is easyto remember. 9-1-1 has since been adoptedby every U.S. phone company, and will workwith any phone as long as it can connect to aphone line (paid service or not). Continue
  14. 14. 9-1-1 was invented by AT&T in 1968, andhas been a staple in how emergency servicessince. Return
  15. 15. True or False: Law enforcement now hasflashlights that can detect the chemical make up of substances. True False
  16. 16. Yes! Law enforcement is starting to use handheldlaser devices (similar to flashlights) that can accuratelydetect narcotics, and other drugs and chemicals. Theseare easy to use, and since its all digital, it can easily beupdated quickly for every new drug that hits the streets. Continue
  17. 17. Law enforcement has started to usethe devices, known as a handheld laserspectroscopy device, and they have been verysuccessful so far. Return
  18. 18. A Type of flashlight with strobe and black light capabilities?B Laser emitting device used for crowd control?C Camera that can stream live footage to a police department?D Type of Taser that has power settings?
  19. 19. The PHaSR is a laser weapon thatstuns and disorients its targets. It is wieldedand operated by a single person, and iscompletely self contained. Continue
  20. 20. The PHaSR is a self-contained laserweapon that is use for crowd control. Return
  21. 21. Congratulations! You finished! Click“Finish” to go to Technological Law, or click“Try Again” to start at the beginning. Finish Try Again