abolished; we turn back that rewards are offered; not just private
organization, but public have rewards; however, at the beginning, it
was removed because of the corruption.
•Besides crime prevention, Peel’s police force had other duties; for
example they were still responsible for things like lighting the street
lamp, and calling out the time-not everyone had a watch in 1829-
always watchful for fires and public service provisions.
•As with the policing function during medieval times, we’re clearly still
seen a role that for the police that is investing them very responsible
for the social critical function in the community.
•Despite the early success of the metropolitan police force the expansion
of policing to more rural areas was very gradual. By 1835-we have the
passage of the municipal operations act-required all bureaus to set up
police force under the control of the state. By 1856-Every district; every
community and province had to establish a police force.—were all
mandated by parliament by police force.
•Look at article Dennis-for midterm
•The modern constable-invested them in all aspect of social life; early
police officers were required to be on duty of 14-17 hours, and doing
this on foot patrol; quite intensive. These foot patrols amounted to 20
miles a day for weeks on end; many constables found they had to work
4-6 weeks straight before receiving a day off.
•Over the years, the working conditions change; the constable is finally
granted 2 days off per month. One of these days was a Sunday. They
are also a week holiday per year-but without pay.
•In terms of the function-they had a patrol function; walked a beat or a
particular jurisdiction but didn’t have much of a detection or
•This was seen as problematic not until 1842—the metropolitan police
force dedicates a first detective bureau-Scotland yard-the detective
bureau is established; public is upset—didn’t like detective branch
because they saw it as something very separate;thought it was Snoops.
It was very hated; initially seen as very inefficient. The reason for this
inefficiency—the first big case is to try figure out these five murders:
Jack the Ripper-couldn’t solve, really made the public kind of
disdainful on the other hand. They were not loved the public initially.
•These police officers were tasked with many responsibilities; also
expected to serve as respectors of nuisances; the legitimacy of weights
and measures; called upon when livestock was sick; things like
contagious diseases., and also enforce the rules around petroleum. At
least in theory they were suppose to deal with everything.