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Is there a lot of crime in Dominican Rep?

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"The Dominican Republic has experienced an increase in crime in recent years, with reports of violent crime, including murder, robbery, and assault, as well as property crime such as burglary and theft. Drug trafficking and organized crime are also a problem in the country. The government has taken steps to address the issue, including increasing police presence in high-crime areas and strengthening the criminal justice system," mentioned another expat when asked about moving to Dominican Rep.

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