History of Policing

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During the pre-1800s, the 'Shire Reeve' served the purpose of

Serving their nobleman

Which event led to the rise of cities and population density during the 1760s-1840s?

The Industrial Revolution

What was the purpose of the Thamas River Police established in 1799?

To prevent crime and disorder

When did Robert Peel professionalize the police and make policing an institution?


What was the public resistance faced by Peel's Police?

Resistance from the public

Test your knowledge on the history of policing, from the pre-1800s 'shire reeve' system to the establishment of professional police forces. Explore the impact of the Industrial Revolution, rising crime rates, and the reforms introduced by Robert Peel.

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