Nine Principles of Policing Sir Robert Peel & Sir Richard Mayne
ECPI CJ 110
July 28, 2012
The Nine Principles are a set of rules that were formed during the 1800’s for police officers so they could maintain order and enforce the law to an extent while still maintaining the respect of the public. Sir Robert Peel came up with his own set of Nine Principles and Sir Richard Mayne just added to them upon replacing Sir Robert Peel.
The purpose of this paper will be to discuss the Nine Principles of Policing, and who what where and why, these principles were need. We will start by discussing Sir Robert Peel his background and ideals. We also will discuss Sir Richard Mayne and his background as well as his ideals. We will also be discussing why these two men’s’ ideals are accredited for being the foundation of modern policing. The information that was used to research this paper has come from online articles, online newspapers, others’ papers, and the hand out provided in class.
Sir Robert Peel (5 February 1788 – 2 July 1850)
Sir Robert Peel was born on 5 February 1788 at Chamber Hall just outside of Bury in Lancashire. The Peels were farmers and weavers in Lancashire, but were mostly known for making their fortune in textile manufacturing. Robert was educated at home until the age of ten. The family then moved to Drayton Manor around 1798, where he went to school in Tamworth. Between 1800 and 1804 he attended Harrow, soon thereafter, he was admitted to Christ Church Oxford. There he was awarded a double degree in Classics and Mathematics, and Physics in 1808. As a true believer in higher learning, he continued his education by entering Lincoln's...