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Hate Crimes

Hate Crimes

FBI releases 2017 Hate Crime Statistics
Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein speaks at a law enforcement round table in Washington, D.C.

Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein speaks at a law enforcement round table in Washington, D.C.

Improving the Identification and Reporting of Hate Crimes

On October 29 and 30, 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Hate Crimes Enforcement and Prevention Initiative hosted a law enforcement round table in Washington, D.C. on Improving the Identification and Reporting of Hate Crimes.

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Hate Crimes

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Learn more about hate crimes in the United States.

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The Islamic Center of Victoria, in Victoria Texas, engulfed in flames after being set on fire – Read examples of federal hate crimes cases.

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Read examples of federal hate crimes cases.

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Hate Crimes Prevention

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Find out how hate crimes can be prevented in your community.

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Access a comprehensive collection of DOJ's hate crimes resources.

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This website contains all the Department of Justice’s resources on hate crimes.

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