The Role Of Crime In The Early Twentieth Century

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In the early twentieth century America, the pattern of crime and punishment in the United States, crime was insignificant comparing to the late twentieth century in unlawful acts. Attention had shifted from improving the techniques of rehabilitating the individual offender to the control of criminal behavior in the collective. Citizens across the land, especially in large cities, became increasingly upset, at what they observed to be an alarming increase in crime and the inability of the justice system to deal with the problem. The corruption of government officials by the criminal element was the root cause of the problem. There were many in occurrence of political corruption during the period. Many citizens insisted that the system of criminal

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