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A suspect in a robbery has been detained. The bond amount in this case has been imposed by the judge at $1 million. To issue a bail bond, the bail bondsman needs to have a 10% deposit. How much of the $1,000,000 must the robbery suspect pay to obtain the bail bond?

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$1,000.000 x .1 = $100,000

Choose the phrase or term that most accurately conveys the same meaning as the underlined word.
The cops executed the search warrant's instructions and removed the door from its hinges when the suspect refused to unlock it.

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Executed refers to carrying out or doing what is necessary by a command, plan, or course of action.

Officer Trisha obtained the following information after responding to a report of a theft:
Location: 6600 Hill Street
Police Contacted By: Prudence Tyrell, resident
Complaint: a new wheelbarrow had been stolen from her yard
Time: between 9:00 am and 5:45 pm, while she was at work
Officer Trisha is writing her report. Which of the following best accurately and concisely conveys the information?

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John rides the elevator up to the 10th floor starting from the ground floor. After that, John descends two stories and ascends eight. On what floor is John?

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10 - 2 + 8 = 16

Officer Santos has noticed that specific crimes are frequently committed in some parts of the neighborhood he monitors. Robberies, assaults, and arson happen on the south side of Tucker Field, between Sands and Pace Avenues on Briggs Street, and between Forest and Lawn Streets on Tripoli Street. Mondays and Saturdays are reserved for robberies, Fridays and Sundays for assaults, and Mondays and Wednesdays for arson. Robberies happen between noon and six o'clock, assaults happen between two and five, and arson happens between nine and twelve. Which of the following patrol patterns would allow Officer Santos to lower the number of assaults the most efficiently in light of this information?
Which of the following patrol schedules would allow Officer Santos to lower the number of arsons the most efficiently in light of this information?

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The only one of the four patrol schedules that covers that area on those days at that time is B, which covers Tripoli Street between Forest and Lawn Streets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 p.m. to midnight.

In a public park, Officer Lucio comes across a canine that is plainly ill. Officer Lucio observes two little puppies lying next to the dog as it lies down in a bed of fallen leaves. Officer Lucio ought to

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The police shouldn't assume that any of the animals need to be "liberated" from their "misery" because he is not a veterinarian (A and C). He shouldn't try to move the animals (B) for a similar reason since he can end up endangering them unintentionally.

In the neighborhood's public schools, Officer Hidalgo frequently serves as a drug-use prevention officer. He does three school visits per week for 40 weeks of the year. In a year, how many schools does he visit?

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3 schools a week x 40 weeks = 120 school visits

Officer Santos has noticed that specific crimes are frequently committed in some parts of the neighborhood he monitors. Robberies, assaults, and arson happen on the south side of Tucker Field, between Sands and Pace Avenues on Briggs Street, and between Forest and Lawn Streets on Tripoli Street. Mondays and Saturdays are reserved for robberies, Fridays and Sundays for assaults, and Mondays and Wednesdays for arson. Robberies happen between noon and six o'clock, assaults happen between two and five, and arson happens between nine and twelve.
Which of the following patrol patterns would allow Officer Santos to lower the number of assaults the most efficiently in light of this information?

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On Fridays and Sundays between 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM, assaults happen on Briggs Street between Sands and Pace Avenues. Of the four patrol schedules, only D covers this area on those days and at that time.

When someone is kidnapped in State X, it is considered KIDNAPPING IN THE SECOND DEGREE. When a person abducts another person and that person dies during the abduction, before he is able to return, or before he is returned to safety, that person has committed KIDNAPPING IN THE FIRST DEGREE. Gerald kidnaps the wife of his boss. Gerald drives his wife to a prearranged meeting location after Gerald's boss promises to offer Gerald a promotion provided his wife returns home safely. Prior to Gerald's boss showing up at the scene, Gerald's boss's wife had an unexplained seizure and passes away.
Based solely upon the above definitions, which of the following is true?

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The facts surrounding "Gerald's boss's wife's" kidnapping and killing fit the bill for this crime. The answer should be based "solely upon the aforementioned definitions," thus take note that C is incorrect because neither of the given definitions applies to murder.

In order to make a withdrawal from her account, Cindy visits her bank. She has $527.41 left over. She takes out $250.00. How much money still remains in her account after the withdrawal?

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$527.41 - $250 = $277.41

An appliance store owner reported a break-in and listed the following goods stolen along with their values:
Five microwaves: $100 (each)
Two 27” televisions: $350 (each)
Seven 13” televisions: $250 (each)
Twelve hand-held blenders: $240 (total)
What is the total value of the missing merchandise?

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The values of the remaining items are listed per individual item and need calculation, with the exception of the 12 hand-held blenders, whose total value ($240) is given.

Officer Santos has noticed that specific crimes are frequently committed in some parts of the neighborhood he monitors. Robberies, assaults, and arson happen on the south side of Tucker Field, between Sands and Pace Avenues on Briggs Street, and between Forest and Lawn Streets on Tripoli Street. Mondays and Saturdays are reserved for robberies, Fridays and Sundays for assaults, and Mondays and Wednesdays for arson. Robberies happen between noon and six o'clock, assaults happen between two and five, and arson happens between nine and twelve. Which of the following patrol patterns would allow Officer Santos to lower the number of assaults the most efficiently in light of this information?
Given the information, which of the following is the most logical statement?

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The Traffic Bureau Commander

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Find the incorrect word in the next phrase.
The surprising news anemated the conversation amongst the group.

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The word "animated" should be used instead. The word "animated" means to be alive, exciting, or full of life.

Solve the following:
18 - 3 + (-5) =

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18 - 3 + (- 5)
18 -3 - 5
18 - 8 = 10

Officer Santos has noticed that specific crimes are frequently committed in some parts of the neighborhood he monitors. Robberies, assaults, and arson happen on the south side of Tucker Field, between Sands and Pace Avenues on Briggs Street, and between Forest and Lawn Streets on Tripoli Street. Mondays and Saturdays are reserved for robberies, Fridays and Sundays for assaults, and Mondays and Wednesdays for arson. Robberies happen between noon and six o'clock, assaults happen between two and five, and arson happens between nine and twelve. Which of the following patrol patterns would allow Officer Santos to lower the number of assaults the most efficiently in light of this information?
Given the information, which of the following would be the best day and hour for someone who wants to walk along the south side of Tucker Field without getting mugged?

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The only one of the four time windows that doesn't coincide with the robbery window is the one in A. (Mondays and Saturdays, noon to 6:00 P.M.).

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