In the 1800’s, Sir Robert Peele served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, twice. Prior to serving as Prime Minister, he served in the House of Commons, rising to Home Secretary where he modernized policing by instituting the London Metropolitan Police Force, “Bobbies”, a police force and principle still in existence today.  

He implemented nine principles of policing, knowns as Peele’s principles. Three overarching themes of Peele’s Principles remain true today;