Criminology Test Topics!!!!!!!
1 What is the prison code?
A set of rules of conduct that reflect the values and norms of the prison social system and help define for inmates the image of the model prisoner. 2 What is the definition of a fish?
A “fish” is a newcomer someone who must learn the norms and values of the prison society.
3 Identity 3 behaviors adolescents with a history of gang Involvement are likely to participate in? Be binge drinkers
Test positively for illegal drugs
Involved in assaults
Have a non-monogamous partner and test positive for sexually transmitted diseases
4 What is the difference between a prison and a jail?
-Prison- An institution for the incarceration of people convicted of serious crimes usually felonies. Jails- A facility authorized to hold pretrial detainees and sentenced misdemeanants for periods longer than 48 hours. Most jails are administered by county governments, sometimes they are part of the state governments.
5 Match the following term with the answer
Check in: Someone who has submitted to pressure, intimidation, debts, etc., and no longer feels secure in population and "checks in" to a Protective Custody (PC) unit. Cell soldier: A person who talks tough when the cells are locked. Right guy: an upholder of prisoner values.
Layin: Appointment:"I have a lay-in to the barber shop."
Pepsi generation : Newer, younger prisoners, who lack respect for Old School ways.
6 According to the survival guide for new inmates, what are 3 things a prisoner should do to serve easier time while incosorated? Mind Your Own Business, Never Snitch- Number one rule- don’t even appear to be snitching and Pick Your Friends Carefully- their reputation becomes yours, results in enormous consequences.
7 What are 3 reasons cited for the unprecedented growth of the prison population in the past 20 years? 1) less probation
2) longer prison sentences and
3) stricter post-release supervision has...
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