Robert Peel's Nine Principles Of Law Enforcement

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Robert Peel and his Nine Principles Jarvis Cooper Ogeechee Technical College Basic Law Enforcement LETA 1032 Introduction to Criminal Justice 1/15/14 Abstract The essay about Robert Peel and his principles, and how the principles compared and contrast with the modern law enforcement. Police job is to up hold the principles in order to keep the public and his environment safe. I explain each principles I my own words then compared how today’s law enforcement keep the principles or do they break the code of law as a police officer. Police officers’ job is to prevent and stop crime, protect and serve but do they do that or do they break the code of the principles. Then summaries how did it change my way in thinking. It change my…show more content…
A lot of people don’t like and can’t trust policemen. Why is that? They abuse their power. When police beat up or harass the public. Public returned the favor by rioting and a lot of people and cops getting killed. Fourth Principle, “the degree of co-operation of the public that can be secured diminishes proportionately to necessity of the use of physical force” instead of using the violent force to get co-operation of the public only use physical force only when it’s needed. Modern law enforcement doesn’t try use talking about it they usually use physical force when it’s not needed, this is where the disagreement form the public comes in. Fifth principle, “Police seek and preserve public favor not by catering to the public opinion but by constantly demonstrating absolute impartial serve to the law” the police are posed to serve the public equal because all men are equal one race that is the human race. Police don’t pull and arrest a man because of his race black, white etc... . If the person breaks the law by any means arrest the man. Today’s law enforcement attacks the poor neighborhood before they would a richer neighborhood. They are all equal in my eyes. Sixth principles “Police use Physical force to the extent necessary to secure observance of the law or to restore order only when the exercise of persuasion advice and warning is found to be insufficient”. A lot of police agencies get in a lot of trouble because of wrongful death or injury. You can only use deadly force when the public put the officer in danger life or harming the public. If he uses the deadly force he has to have a better reason to the chief to use that type of force. Seventh principle, “Police at all times should maintain a relationship with the public that gives realty to historic tradition that police are the public the public are police the police being only members of the public who are paid attention to duties which are incumbent on every citizen in the

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