FSC100H5 Lecture 1: Intro - Tuesday January 8 - Week 1

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8 Jan 2019
School
Course
Professor
Weekly Quizzes:
Available on Quercus each week
5 questions pertaining to questions for the week
Available every Thursday after class
You have 24 hours to do it starting after class
1 minute per question
Police force
Group of people enacted to enforce certain laws enacted by society
Empowered by the state
Oldest police forces - early 1800's
Metropolitan police in London: often considered the template for North
American police forces that followed the European trend
Sir Robert peel: introduced the constabulary act in 1822
Police forces: why do we have them?
The police are the police and the public are the police, the police being only
members of the public who are paid to give full attention to duties
Policing in North America
Benefits and duties
Keeping law and order and maintaining a uniformed police presence
Railroad security
Labour strikes
Horse thieving
Rioting
Began as volunteers
Recognized the need for more permanent authority
Developed into paid policemen
Where was the first municipal police force in North America? Toronto police
service
Toronto - then - Montreal, Boston, Quebec city, New York City,
Philadelphia
Intro -Tuesday January 8 -Week 1
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
11:07 AM
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