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  1. crime wavenoun

    a sudden rise in the crime rate

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  1. Fox News:

    At the time, it was sold that local police departments might have pandemic-related budget shortfalls, not we need to keep cops on the beat because there's a crime wave, i think that any local department would argue that keeping cops on the beat to keep communities safe when they had to, because of budget shortfalls, fire police is something that helped them address crime in their local communities.

  2. Donald Trump:

    We're not going to let it continue, they're are incredible people who have been devastated by the crime wave of the illegal immigrants... I'll tell you what -- the lives that have been lost, they're gonna serve a very, very important fact. What's happened to these people is just a shame.

  3. Greg Gutfeld:

    Having said that, it would be fun to do a hearing on the crime wave and interview the police from Seattle, Portland, Minneapolis, New York City just to provide real context about actual threats to democracy.

  4. Donald Trump:

    There's a crime wave like nobody's ever seen before, we're not going to let it continue.

  5. Jackeline Sandoval:

    There have been 23 security plans by the Interior Ministry, and none has worked, as long as you don't reform the justice system, and what you have is impunity, that contributes to the national crime wave.

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