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In what country do they call police bobbies?

The term "bobby" refers to the London Metropolitan Police in England. The name comes from Sir Robert Peel, who is considered the "father of modern policing".


What are British police called?

English police are called Bobbies


Why are the police nicknamed bobbies?

They are named "Bobbies" after Sir Robert Peel who was Home Secretary at the time and was responsible for forming the police force.


Are London's police called bobbies?

"Bobbies" is used as a colloquial term for police officers around the UK, not just London where it originated.


Are London police still called bobbies?

"Bobbies" is used as a colloquial term for police officers around the UK, not just London where it originated.


In what country do people call police bobbies?

In the United Kingdom. Named after Sir Robert Peel who saw the creation of the first organised police force


Are police in London called beetle?

No, they are called "bobbies" or peelers


What are nicknames for police?

Coppers, Cops, the fuzz, peelers, and bobbies.


How did London police Bobbies get their names?

From Sir Robert Peel who helped to create the modern police force, As youi may know the diminutive or familiar for Robert is Bob - hence Bobbies.


Who founded the police force?

Robert Peel hence Bobbies and Peelers


When were the police invented?

1829 by Sir Robert Peel Metropolitan Police Act The police were (sometimes still are) called the Peelers or the Bobbies after Robert Peel.


Are bobbies in London also called officers?

Yes, bobbies are a nickname for officers. The London police force , now called the Police Service was created in 1829 by an act introduced in the British Parliament by the then home secretary, Sir Robert Peel. The shortened version of Robert is "Bob" which gave rise to the nicknames "Bobbies" and/or "Peelers" for policemen

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