Monday, November 16, 2015

Latest FBI data on hate crimes, Down in 2014

Keeping in mind the problems with such data, consider the following;
In 2014, law enforcement agencies reported 5,479 hate crime incidents involving 6,418 offenses to the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.
2014 figures are down from 2013, when 5,928 criminal incidents involving 6,933 offenses were reported. 
Of the 5,462 single-bias crimes reported in 2014, 47% involved racial motivation. Other motivators included sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, disability, and gender. See the full report.

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