Sir Robert Peel Paper

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Sir Robert Peel Paper December 19, 2011 Sir Robert Peel Paper The job of a police officer is a very difficult and dangerous one, this job developed from an ordinary person who with no experience and didn’t even have a uniform kept watch over the livestock by walking at night with a fire touch. This difficult job has evolved into a job that needs a person to be able to function under pressure that patrols the streets of our communities in uniforms with a marked car and not to mention to that gets paid for their services. This paper will describe the impact of Sir Roberts Peel on the evolution of policing and its history. Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet lived from February 5th – July 2nd 1850, was a British conservative statesman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He served his term from December 10th 1834 to April 8th 1835 and again from August, 1841 to June 29 1846. While Peel was Home Secretary he helped to create the modern concept of the police force, leading to officers being known as “bobbies” in England and “Peelers” in Ireland. While Peel was prime minster he repealed the Corn Laws and issued the Tamworth Manifesto which lead to the formation of the Conservative Party out of the shattered Tory Party. ( Sir Robert Peel Enacted the Sir Robert Peel’s Nine Principles which were as follows: The basic mission for whom the police exist is to prevent crime and disorder. The ability of the police to perform their duties is dependent upon public approval of police actions. 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. The degree of co-operation of the public that can be secured diminishes proportionately to the necessity of the use of physical force. Police seek and preserve public

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