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2022 Hate Crime Statistics for Alabama

Please click the image/link below to download a fact sheet with detailed graphics and information on hate crimes reported to the FBI for Alabama in 2022.

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Fast Facts on Alabama Hate Crime Incidents*

Bias Motivation Categories by Year

Bias Motivation Category 2020 2021 2022
Race/Ethnicity/Ancestry 22 137 142
Religion 5 72  67
Sexual Orientation 1 32 20
Disability 0 5 3
Gender 0 5 3
Gender Identity 0 4 3
Total: 28 255 244

Types of Crime

Crimes Against Persons 137 53.9%
Crimes Against Property 102 40.2%
Crimes Against Society 15 5.9%

Bias Motivation Categories

Race/Ethnicity/Ancestry 142 58.2%
Religion 67 27.4%
Sexual Orientation 20 8.2%
Disability 3 1.2%
Gender 3 1.2%
Gender Identity 9 3.7%

 


 *2021 was the first year that the annual hate crimes statistics were reported entirely through the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS).  As a result of the shift to NIBRS-only data collection, law enforcement agency participation in submitting all crime statistics, including hate crimes, fell significantly from 2020 to 2021.


 

News

March 8, 2024

U.S. Attorney for Northern District of Alabama Holds United Against Hate Event at Alabama A&M University


March 3, 2024

AAG Clarke Delivers Remarks on Bloody Sunday at Brown Chapel AME Church in Selma, Alabama


March 3, 2024

AAG Clarke Delivers Remarks at Martin and Coretta King Unity Breakfast 2024


September 15, 2023

Assistant Attorney General Clarke Delivers Remarks at the 60th Anniversary of the Bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church


September 14, 2023

Assistant Attorney General Clarke Delivers Remarks at Miles College Honors Convocation


March 5, 2023

Assistant Attorney General Commemorates Bloody Sunday at Selma Church’s Sunday Worship Service


March 5, 2023

Assistant Attorney General Delivers Remarks at the Martin & Coretta King Unity Breakfast


December 7, 2021

Jefferson County Agencies Awarded Cold Case Homicide Investigation Grant


June 23, 2020

Joint Statement from U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town and FBI Special Agent in Charge Johnnie Sharp, Jr. Regarding the Noose Found in NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace’s Garage at Talladega Superspeedway


June 22, 2020

Statement from U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town Regarding the Noose Found in NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace’s Garage at Talladega Superspeedway


September 19, 2019

Hate Crimes in Houses of Worship: The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and the FBI’s Birmingham Division will Host their 14th Annual Joint Conference on September 29 and September 30, 2019


September 17, 2017

Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein Delivers Remarks at a Conference on Law Enforcement and Civil Rights at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute


August 29, 2017

Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to Keynote FBI-BCRI Hate Crimes Conference in September


DOJ Offices

FBI Field Offices

FBI

 

Birmingham
1000 18th Street North
Birmingham, AL 35203

T: 205.326.6166
birmingham.fbi.gov

Mobile
200 North Royal Street
Mobile, AL 36602

T: 251.438.3674
mobile.fbi.gov


U.S. Attorneys' Offices

DOJ

 

Middle District of Alabama (Montgomery)
www.justice.gov/usao-mdal/contact

Northern District of Alabama (Birmingham)
www.justice.gov/usao-ndal/contact

Southern District of Alabama (Mobile)
www.justice.gov/usao-sdal/contact


CRS Regional Offices

CRS

 

Southeastern Regional Office
61 Forsyth Street SW
Suite 7B65
Atlanta, GA 30303

T: 404.331.6883
F: 404.331.4471
askcrs@usdoj.gov

Southeastern Field Office
51 SW First Avenue
Suite 624
Miami, FL 33130

T: 305.536.5206
F: 305.536.6778
askcrs@usdoj.gov

Updated March 11, 2024