2020 Hate Crime Statistics for Washington

The data in the infographic below was compiled from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program. In addition to the data below, the PDF version of the infographic provides the definition of a hate crime and information on how to report a hate crime. Download the PDF version here.

2020 Hate Crime Statistics for Washington

Case Examples


June 23, 2022

United Against Hate Pilot Program in Eastern Washington Paves the Way for National Roll Out

May 26, 2022

Washington Man Pleads Guilty to Committing Hate Crime for Arson at Seattle Nightclub

April 8, 2022

Washington Man Charged in Racially Motivated Hate Crime Enters Guilty Plea

March 10, 2022

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington Announces Anti-Hate Crime Initiatives

March 8, 2022

Washington’s Two U.S. Attorneys Join Federal Law Enforcement Partners to Brief Religious Leaders on Security for Houses of Worship

January 11, 2022

Leader of Neo-Nazi Group Sentenced for Plot to Target Journalists and Advocates

September 29, 2021

Leader of ‘Atomwaffen’ hate group convicted of five federal felonies for conspiracy to threaten journalists and Anti-Defamation League employees

August 24, 2021

Leader of ‘Atomwaffen’ Conspiracy Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Threatening Journalists and Advocates

April 7, 2021

Leader of Neo-Nazi Group Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime and Conspiracy Charges for Threatening Journalists and Advocates

March 12, 2021

Statement of Acting U.S. Attorney Gorman on Anti-Asian Hate Crimes and Bias Acts

December 18, 2020

Four Indicted for Hate Crimes and False Statements After Racially Motivated Assault in Lynnwood, Washington

December 9, 2020

Member of Neo-Nazi Group Sentenced for Plot to Target Journalists and Advocates

March 17, 2020

Southwest Washington man charged with making anti-Semitic threats against neighbor

February 26, 2020

Arrests in four states of racially motivated violent extremists targeting journalists and activists

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