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Crime and PunishmentSir Robert Peel and the new Metropolitan Police Return to the main page
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HO 61/9;  cartoon

  HO 61/9; this cartoon, from 1833, is clearly very hostile to the new police and to those who wanted the force set up.

Source 4: What kinds of people does the cartoonist show as having joined the police?
Read what the sergeant says: what does the cartoonist say about those who set up the police? About the way the police behave?

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