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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Mr Thompson should be engaging more with Government ministers to find a real solution to the current criminal crime wave.
The police have come under intense criticism over the spate of killings, particularly of suspected drug users or dealers, since the start of the administration of President Duterte, who has publicly backed executions as a tool to arrest a crime wave.
com/news/the-watch/wp/2015/06/08/theres-no-evidence-of-a-new-nationwide-crime-wave/) outlets have reported that there is little evidence of a new crime wave around the country and that the "Ferguson effect" is not necessarily real, conservatives like O'Reilly have continued to discuss it.
For more than twelve months, The Bulletin campaigned ceaselessly to have more police drafted into the Gold Coast, arguing that was the only way to stop what was threatening to build into an unstoppable crime wave.
Europol said that police co-operation is vital if the crime wave is to be halted.
Judge Parry told him: "You can only be described as a one-man crime wave.
Summary: The mayor of the Metn town of Baskinta Wednesday urged the authorities to step in following a crime wave.
A 34-year-old man accused of going on a crime wave was put in custody yesterday.
Koch's finest moments focus on his rise to power in the late '70s, when the city was engulfed in financial disarray and a crime wave.
Belfast Crown Court heard Tate embarked on his crime wave in January 2010 just six days after serving a sevenyear sentence.
I READ with interest in the Daily Post of a low-tech solution to the rural crime wave.
Summary: AFTER being inundated with so much media coverage about criminal offenses being committed in our country, you may wonder who is behind this crime wave.