September 27th, 2011
Sir Robert Peel Review
American policing has been around for years and is extremely likely to be around for hundreds of generations to come. Very early policing and punishments could include public humiliation and even torture. Times have changed since the beginnings of police tactics now it is incredibly uncommon to see public humiliation due to a crime. American policing has changed multiple times over the past hundred plus years. In most eyes the changes have been for the best of the policing system, trying to establish a concrete system. The policing system has developed overtime into a professional position, preventing crime, using the police officers as authority, and how this early system was adopted in the United States; Sir Robert Peel gets a major credit for this transformation of the police system. Sir Robert Peel was the man who convinced people that the police are a much needed force in every state and community. He took some ideas of others before him and transformed those ideas and principles into law. With these new laws and the convincing the people the need for a strong police department Sir Robert Peel who was Britain’s Home Secretary, is recognized for the first development of policing. He was the leading man in the guidance of the early development of the police force. Sir Robert peel was not alone on this mission of policing. Sir Robert Peel Had two police commissioners, Charles Rowan and Richard Mayne, theses two men were Sir Robert Peel right hand in the founding of the London Police force. One of the first objections that they faced was the Public. The people did not give any authority to the police officers; because of this Sir Robert Peel had to make the public believe in the police force. According to Miller, (1977) the legitimating of the London police was carefully orchestrated by Peel and his associates. Sir Robert and his associates...