Sir Robert Peel Essay

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Sir Robert Peel Paper Darmond Edwards CJA/214 Daniel Jones Living in today’s society and having being a citizen of the United States I have personally seen a variety of different changes from just about every aspect. Jobs have become extremely difficult to come across, gas prices have taken major increase, changes in some laws have occurred based on the different presidents whose taken office, some schools no longer use text books but uses computer as text books, type writers has become laptops, car phones have become cellular phones, and cassette players have become CD players. I can continue to name a variety of things but one change thing that pops out at me is the change in some law enforcement tactics. I read in my text book that Sir Robert Peel was the founders of majority of the resources that our law enforcement utilize today that has which I believe is a fantastic resource of solving crime. According to the newwestpolice.org website, Sir Robert Peel set 9 principles in which he believed to be standards and duties of police officers. These standards I believe are standards that all law enforcement officers and/or individuals interested in becoming law enforcement officers should be familiar with and abide by while on duty. The 9 principles that Robert Peel wrote back in the 21st century are as follow : “1. The basic mission for which the police exist is to prevent crime and disorder. 2. The ability of the police to perform their duties is dependent upon public approval of police actions. 3. Police must secure the willing co-operation of the public in voluntary observance of the law to be able to secure and maintain the respect of the public. 4. The degree of co-operation of the public that can be secured diminishes proportionately to the necessity of the use of physical force. 5. Police seek and preserve public favour not by catering to public

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