Robert Peel
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Robert Peel
Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet was a British Conservative statesman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 10 December 1834 to 8 April 1835, and again from 30 August 1841 to 29 June 1846. While Home Secretary, Peel helped create the modern concept of the police force, leading to officers being known as "bobbies" (in England) and "Peelers" (in Ireland).
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Some tourism support is still in limbo - Yorkshire Post
Google News - over 5 years
However, while I agree in principle about his quote from Sir Robert Peel's time (1829), many of the thugs and scum that wrought havoc on our cities do not see the police in the same light. FOLLOWING the aftermath and recriminations of the recent riots
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Cardiff academic talks about riots and scandal - News Wales
Google News - over 5 years
... major article for the policy magazine, Prospect, Professor Innes, Director of Cardiff Universities' Police Science Institute, traces the delicate balance between control and consent which police have had to manage since the days of Sir Robert Peel
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ACPO blog: tension between politicians and the police is healthy - Info4Security
Google News - over 5 years
One of the foundations of British policing is the doctrine of constabulary independence by which Robert Peel, characterising the police as autonomous professional agents of the law, deliberately insulated policing from political
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Robert Pattinson 'uncomfortable' with Twilight sex scene - http://starlounge.ie.msn.com/
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Fans of the hugely successful franchise will see Robert peel off his shirt for a sex-scene with Kristen Stewart when 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1' hits cinema screens later this year, but the 25-year old actor was intimidated baring his
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Fraser's Phrases: 'Bob's Your Uncle' - Anglophenia (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
It could be to do with Sir Robert Peel, who created the Metropolitan Police Force – known commonly as “bobbies” – and either campaigned using “Bob's Your Uncle” as a (slightly creepy) slogan, or had a roguish nephew who was believed to have been kept
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British police struggle with issue of restraint - Boston Globe
Google News - over 5 years
Since the early 19th Century, when legislator Robert Peel launched the world's first modern police department in London, law enforcers in the United Kingdom have kept the peace by winning the respect of the public, not by instilling fear
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Our police are civilians - like the very first Peelers - Financial Times
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Sir, Your report “Chief constable seeks change to force's role” (August 15) refers to Sir Robert Peel and goes on to make the common error of writing of police “officers” and “civilians”. Peel was insistent that his Peelers were civilians and such,
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Could we tolerate zero tolerance? - BBC News
Google News - over 5 years
Is he suggesting that the principles of Robert Peel don't work when it comes to dealing with inner-city gangs? We have been here before, or course. In the 1990s "zero tolerance" was hailed as the answer to urban crime following a police strategy in New
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Cuts will only work 'if police role changes' - Financial Times
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Sir Robert Peel was baptised in the church opposite, Mr Fahy reminded the crowd. It was time to return to the era when dealing with an errant youth required a clip round the ear rather than a video interview, pages of paperwork and a multi-agency
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The Ghanaian Police and Democratic Policing - GhanaWeb
Google News - over 5 years
Sir Robert Peel generally described as the founder of modern policing developed nine principles on which the institution operates. His seventh principle critically talked about police-community relationship. He explained this principle that the police
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The making of top cops - The Guardian
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Sir Robert Peel didn't want gentleman in his newly formed Metropolitan Police because he sought to make it a meritocracy – in 1829, a gentleman would have bought a senior role. However, the leadership is still overwhelmingly white and male
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The too-quiet American - BusinessWorld Online
Google News - over 5 years
One is the repeal of England's Corn Laws by Prime Minister Robert Peel in 1848. In the critical vote for repeal that brought his political career to an end, Peel won only 106 votes from his Conservative Party, while 222 Tory MPs opposed him
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Obama can learn from history's trade lessons - The National
Google News - over 5 years
One is the repeal of England's corn laws by the prime minister Sir Robert Peel in 1846. In the critical vote for repeal that brought his political career to an end, Peel won only 106 votes from his Conservative Party, while 222 Tory MPs opposed him
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The Metropolitan Police has got too big for its boots - Telegraph.co.uk
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The Victorian force founded by Robert Peel in 1829 faced few of today's challenges of serious crime and terrorism. In 2011, the Met must not only police the capital, it must also shoulder responsibility for all counter-terrorist operations across the
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Bury 1 Everton 4: Blues cruise to opening pre-season victory as Marouane ... - ChesterChronicle.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
BURY'S most famous son was Prime Minister and founder of the modern police force Sir Robert Peel but it was the boys in blue who triumphed easily against his home-town side at Gigg Lane last night. For Everton, this game was all about two returning
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LONDON 2012: Olympics will be biggest challenge in our history, says Met chief - More Than The Games
Google News - over 5 years
By Sportsbeat staff IT'S the oldest police force in the world with a history dating back to the Bow Street Runners of the 18th century and Sir Robert Peel's bobbies, who first took to their beat in 1829. But in more than 200 years - the London 2012
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If the police are the public, let the public vote - Telegraph.co.uk
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He quoted Robert Peel, who founded the Met in 1829: "The police are the public and the public are the police". The citizens of Britain, said Lord Blair, must decide what they want their police to do. A laudable concept indeed – yet the general public
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