This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?
Sir Robert Peel: Effects on Modern Policing CJA/214
Sir Robert Peel Paper: Effects on Modern Policing Through many years in our history, policing worked without checks and balances, and strictly with trail and error. The structure that was used in those days was not entirely solid in design. There was no procedure to fight crime and law enforcement had no basis. Then, modern policing began in the early nineteenth century. Sir Robert Peek finally allowed for a change in the criminal justice system after years of society trying to convince
In 1829. poverty. officers were nicknamed Bobbies or Peelers in honor of Sir Robert Peel and his accomplishments in English Parliament. Robert Peel would establish London’s first Metropolitan Police after years of attempting to persuade English Parliament. Sir Robert Peel continued to work on his structure of law enforcement for over 30 years. the force is making an effort to prevent crime. Preventive tactics against crime would propel an image that potential . In the early 19th century. weak public safety. As officers continue to patrol the streets and always have a presence in the community. The mission is based on the concept that preventing a crime is ultimately more effective than simply reacting to a crime when it happens. Modern police as we know it now still functions under the principles that were first established by the London Police. Robert Peel had great knowledge for how the law should work so he set great foundations that would evolve into today’s law enforcement agencies. strategy. Over the years. There would ultimately be a plan to fight crime in England. and organizational structure. The mission of the police force was and is to prevent crime. and various other elements that placed the entire city at risk for violence and chaos. Sir Robert Peel progressively designed a structure that was a collection of different elements 2 and ideas that would eventually evolve over the years. Peel would later be referred to as the “father” of modern policing and progressive ongoing political efforts to rebuild a struggling English Law enforcement system. disorder. London faced a lot of challenges concerning ethnic conflict. Peel had a vision to build a proactive and reliable police force in the city of London. There is particular tactics that the police can exercise in order to prevent crime. crime.SIR ROBERT PEEL the English Parliament. The three main principles of the London police were mission.
advice. The structure is based on three particular aspects which include rank designation. Peel needed respect from the public in order for the structure to work. However. Furthermore. and warning was not working. they showed the public that there entire job was based on securing their safety. Police forces would only demonstrate physical force as the last option. Robert Peel was aware of how effective his structure could be but also realized the risks involved with this structure. they were quickly losing public support.SIR ROBERT PEEL criminals are always being monitored. The original plan did not function properly because catering the public ideal was not successfully securing public support and they were losing their cooperation. failure of the previous idea allowed Peel to discover what would work. uniforms. The relationship between the public and the police would begin to grow after this latest structure. Finally. after persuasion. Peel structured that police force in London after military designs. . and the authoritarian system. Peel realized that because of the physical force officers had to use. The method did something for the public that was very important for the future of law enforcement. Peel believed that police officers should enforce the laws but should not hold judiciary responsibilities. A large part of this execution including involvement with the public so that they can cooperate and ultimately provide support. Peel also understood that all the officers had to believe in his design in order to successfully execute how they were suppose to. criminals ran free committing crimes and considering any of the consequences. Peel decided that he should have rules and regulations 3 established to prevent corruption and political influence. The criminals were only conscious about the crime and their profits. After some instant experience. which was for the officers to express their dedication to the police force and service the law. Furthermore. More importantly. Before the police force was established in London.
Furthermore. (2009) Sir Robert Peel. and public. Retrieved from: http .SIR ROBERT PEEL Peel’s idea in regards to crime was the more police effort would ultimately reduce crime and violence regardless of how many criminals were actually apprehended. The United States modern policing are designed based on three elements including professional. the 4 principles first established by Sir Robert Peel are still the roots to the structure we see today in the police force. Law enforcement is specialized because all officers have the ultimate objective of enforcing the law and preventing crime. government regulations are the primary elements of the American criminal justice system. Government agencies also have the responsibility to maintain public safety so they are ideally related to the public. Peel originally structured his design based on the idea that a patrolling police force would allow the government’s socioeconomic life to evolve. References Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia. Essentially. Although law enforcement has evolved tremendously since the 1800’s. specialized. Peel’s vision has had a global affect on how societies police their cities and his work bound to lead further advancements in our future. (6th ed). the vision that Peel had 30 years ago is now becoming reality. Presently. The element of professional is used because the officers at all levels in law enforcement dedicate their lives and time to their job so they are classified as professionals.
5 . (2009). Sir Robert Peel (6th ed). & Katz. (2008). Retrieved from: http://www.). (2007).com/doc/1E1-Peel-Sir.). NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall. Upper Saddle River. New York.associatedcontent. The Columbia Encyclopedia.M. Retrieved from: http://ww w. A. The Police in America: An Introduction (6th ed.K.. F. NY: McGraw-Hill. C.html Schmalleger.SIR ROBERT PEEL ://ehis.encyclopedia. (2008). Law Enforcement: Sir Robert Peel's Concept of Community Policing in Today's Society. S. Criminal justice today: An introductory text for the 21st Century (10th ed.ebscohost.html Walker.com/ehost/detail?hid=18&sid=c9ada7d8-f95c-41d7-8fca-+0afed 757c3%40sessionmgr115&vid=4&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d %3d#db=f5h&AN=39027075 Larrabee.com/ar ticle/435980/law_enforcement_sir_robert_peels_concept.