This summary allows students to research information on the history of policing in the United States. Students must focus on law enforcement and nothing else. This assignment is five (5) pages. This does not include the cover page. Students can use the internet search engines (Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc.) to examine the historical aspects of policing (beginning with the slave patrols) by utilizing newspaper articles, books, and/or peer-reviewed journal articles. Five (5) sources are required for this assignment. Furthermore, students are required to include Sir Robert Peel’s Nine Principles of policing. Students should ask themselves, “Are Peel’s principles being used today? If so, which ones and how in relation to citizen contacts, etc. Five sources are required to complete this assignment. Requirements: Double-spaced with 12-point font, APA format. The professor will deduct points if student fails to submit five full pages.