Crime and PunishmentSir Robert Peel and the new Metropolitan Police Return to the main page
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  MEPO2/10768; in this letter, signed by Sir Robert Peel, he lays out how many men the Metropolitan Police should have at each rank, and at what rates of pay.
 
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  MEPO2/10768;  letter, signed by Sir Robert Peel
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