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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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It discusses the juvenile justice system and its related efforts to address youth crime in New York before World War II; Harlem during World War II, the 1943 uprising, and its impact on police-community relations; post-war constructions and deconstructions of youth, race, and crime in the city, including the post-war crime wave and the effectiveness of anti-delinquency efforts; and the case of the Harlem Six.
It warns ministers they risk "unleashing a crime wave" if the policy runs into trouble.
Byline: 'POLICE TREATED HER LIKE A ONE-WOMAN CRIME WAVE' By GLYN BELLIS Daily Post Correspondent welshnews@dailypost.co.uk
A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "She carried out the week-long crime wave at Sir Josiah Mason Trust - which caters for elderly and disabled people who need assisted living - in Hillborough Road, Olton, in September.
Nairobi has seen an increased crime wave in recent weeks, the most brazen one being at Karen where a gang of seven attacked and tried to rob the owner of a house and his guests.One of the attackers was shot dead during the incident.
Crime reports included, 'Mum's horror as her 11-year-old daughter shot in a park', 'Killer knifed man in the neck during club brawl', 'Student area sees 365 sex or violent assaults in a year', and 'Pair who kept drug stash in Kinder Egg jailed.' Ratepayers need not worry as West Midlands Police have this crime wave under control, or have they?
A crime wave prompts Fr Damien to set up a neighbourhood watch patrol after the church is vandalised.
MEXICAN authorities say seven people have been murdered in the beach resort of Acapulco as the city continues to grapple with a violent crime wave.
A MAN was jailed after he carried out a crime wave across the city centre.
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.
While (http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/scare-headlines-exaggerated-the-u-s-crime-wave/) many (https://www.themarshallproject.org/2015/09/04/about-those-rising-murder-rates-not-so-fast#.L3nGktVfm) news (https://www.washingtonpost.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.