During the course of history as it relates to crime control policy, state and local government have maintained the legislative right to propose, pass, and enforce laws at their level. As society has continued to evolve with increased technology and social media, criminals have used these changes to their advantage. Crimes have become more intrusive without a criminal ever stepping out of his home. Because criminals have found new ways to commit crimes, the federal government has had to expand their criminal codes.
Discuss and define why there has been a federalization of crime and why it was needed to enforce crime control policies.
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