Do You Know All Of These Law Enforcement Terms?

Being a cop might seem pretty straightforward, but not if you don't know your law enforcement terms! Think you could handle the day to day life of a cop? Let's find out how much you really know!
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In cop speak, what is an "AO?"
Acting ordinance
Arresting officer
Alien offender
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An order issued by the police requiring a person to appear on a specific day is known as a what?
Citation
Subpoena
Civil action
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A person’s admissions of enough facts to establish his or her guilt of a particular crime is known as a what?
Sworn testimony
Confession
Guilty plea
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An act which unreasonably alarms or disturbs another and provokes as breach of the peace is known as what?
Aggrevated assualt
Disorderly conduct
Disturbing the peace
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Tests of coordination given at the time and on the scene of a traffic stop are known as what?
DUI Check Tests
Field sobriety tests
Steadiness tests
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An offense for which a sentence of death or a term of imprisonment for one year or more is provided is known as what?
A misdemeanor
A felony
An acquittal
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Unlawfully killing a human being without malice is defined as?
Homicide
Manslaughter
Murder, first degree
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Question 8/10

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An offense for which the only allowable penalty is a fine is known as a...
First time offense.
Petty offense.
Juvenile offense.
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What is the abbreviation used for a "Vehicle Identification Number?"
VIN
VN
VIP
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Question 10/10

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Intentionally entering or attempting to enter a building without lawful authority is known as what?
Breaking and entering
Unlawful entry
Robbery
Result
You may have had a few run ins with the law, but you're not quite keen on what it takes to be a cop just yet! Worry not, though you weren't familiar with many of these terms, your law enforcement dreams do have to be dashed. All it takes is a little time and effort to learn the ropes. You'll get there in no time!

C+, Cop Confused

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Either you've worked with the police or you've had quite a few run ins with the law, because you know your law enforcement terms far better than most. From the basics to the more in depth, you're just about ready for a career as a cop.

B+, Law Enforcement Lively

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Based on the results of this quiz, you know your law enforcement terms as well as any cop or detective! From the basics anyone could easily know to the more in depth terms reserved for those in the field, you've proved yourself to be a true justice tour de force with a knack for the details. Go you!

A+, Law Enforcement Expert

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1
In cop speak, what is an "AO?"
Acting ordinance
Arresting officer
Alien offender
2
An order issued by the police requiring a person to appear on a specific day is known as a what?
Citation
Subpoena
Civil action
3
A person’s admissions of enough facts to establish his or her guilt of a particular crime is known as a what?
Sworn testimony
Confession
Guilty plea
4
An act which unreasonably alarms or disturbs another and provokes as breach of the peace is known as what?
Aggrevated assualt
Disorderly conduct
Disturbing the peace
5
Tests of coordination given at the time and on the scene of a traffic stop are known as what?
DUI Check Tests
Field sobriety tests
Steadiness tests
6
An offense for which a sentence of death or a term of imprisonment for one year or more is provided is known as what?
A misdemeanor
A felony
An acquittal
7
Unlawfully killing a human being without malice is defined as?
Homicide
Manslaughter
Murder, first degree
8
An offense for which the only allowable penalty is a fine is known as a...
First time offense.
Petty offense.
Juvenile offense.
9
What is the abbreviation used for a "Vehicle Identification Number?"
VIN
VN
VIP
10
Intentionally entering or attempting to enter a building without lawful authority is known as what?
Breaking and entering
Unlawful entry
Robbery