crime wave

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Noun1.crime wave - a sudden rise in the crime rate
rise - a growth in strength or number or importance
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crime wave

nondata di criminalità
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Research has focused on the impact of the lack of consistency between representations of crime in the news media and statistical records of crime (Beale, 2006; Sacco, 1995; Rosier, 1973) and the news media's role in manufacturing crime waves (Frost and Phillips, 2011; Poynting and Morgan, 2007).
Kingston Ontario) addresses the social issues relevant to the study of crime waves, including the reasons for changes in crime rates, the reasons some crimes and not others come in waves, and the role of the media, politicians and interest groups in crime waves.
Last night, Grahame said: 'It is very worrying that we have a 20 per cent increase in the number of young people who are effectively creating their own mini crime waves.
Public Enemies: The True Story of Bonnie and Clyde, Machine Gun Kelly, Pretty Boy Floyd, John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Ma Barker's Gang' by Vanity Fair writer Bryan Burrough covers the history of one of the biggest crime waves in US history which led to the formation of the FBI.
What Martin doesn't want to think about - but what he suspects to be true - is his inadvertent responsibility for pocket-size crime waves.
It's hard all over the region, as weakening economies fuel drug and crime waves.
Today, some environmental researchers are taking an even harder look at lead and are advancing the notion that widespread exposure of children to toxicants such as lead may have helped spark the crime waves that rocked the United States throughout the twentieth century.