Ch. 5: The Police: History, Structure, and Functions History and Professionalism of the Police Modern American Policing Eras Issue 2: Who do the Police Represent? Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper describing the history of police. Include the following in your paper: Describe the impact of Sir Robert Peel on American policing. Analyze the relationship between the U.S. government and the policing organizations throughout the United States. Explain how this relationship may affect police practices.