Crime and PunishmentSir Robert Peel and the new Metropolitan Police Return to the main page
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  HO 61/2; Peel's introduction of the Metropolitan Police in 1829 was not at all popular. This poster, from 1830, raises various objections and calls for public meetings to "Abolish the New Police!"
 
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  Source 3: What objections are raised against the new police?
-Are any of them fair?
-What does the writer of this poster want to happen to the Metropolitan Police?
 
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