Policing 1750-1900

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From 1749 to 1829 what was the policing methods?
Watchmen patrolled the cities on foot and parish constables dealt with petty crime. Soldiers put down riots and large protests.
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When did the Bow Street Runners start?
1754 by Henry Fielding (Chief Magistrate at Bow Street Court in 1748) and John Fielding
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What did the Fielding Brothers do?
Start up the Bow Street Runners and John started the Bow Street Horse Patrols
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What was the Bow Street Runners' Role?
To catch more criminals to be tried at court, they were paid by magistrates
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Were the bow street runners and horse patrols successful?
No, crime kept increasing and there weren't enough patrols
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What was the role of Sir Robert Peel?
He persuaded parliament to pass the Metropolitan Police act in 1829 and set up the first police force in Britain
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When was it compulsory for all of Britain to have a police force?
1856
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What was different about the Metropolitan Police?
The recruits were picked carefully and well paid. They had uniforms and were paid well.
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When was the detective department set up?
1842, although not many crimes were solved it was still seen as a success.
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Where did they choose to patrol?
Places where crime levels were high.
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Were they liked?
Not at first but as they solved more crimes they became more respected.
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