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Hate Crimes

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News & Events
Maryland Woman Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Destroy the Baltimore Region Power Grid

May 14, 2024

Ex-Riverside Man Agrees to Plead Guilty to Hate and Gun Crimes for Shooting Two Jewish Men Leaving L.A. Synagogues Last Year

May 14, 2024

New Jersey Man Charged with Communicating Threats to Attack White People

May 13, 2024

Assistant Attorney General Clarke Delivers Remarks at the Annual Federal Inter-Agency Holocaust Remembrance Program

May 8, 2024

State Data

Find hate crimes news, DOJ offices, resources, and hate crimes case examples in each state. 

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Addressing Hate Targeting Jewish, Arab, Muslim, and Palestinian Communities

This page aims to raise awareness and provide resources addressing the rise of antisemitic, anti-Arab, anti-Palestinian and anti-Muslim hate in the wake of the Hamas attack on Israel on October 7, 2023. 

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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week: Supporting Victims Through Community-Focused Engagement

This year’s NCVRW theme is “How would you help? Options, services, and hope for crime survivors.” This theme underscores the importance of our individual and collective responsibilities to empower victims through relevant and impactful support services.

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Fact Sheet: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Takes Action to Address Alarming Rise of Reported Antisemitic and Islamophobic Events at Schools and on College Campuses

This fact sheet highlights new federal actions and resources to address the alarming rise of reported antisemitic and Islamophobic incidents at schools and on college campuses since October 7.

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United Against Hate Community Outreach and Engagement Program 2022–2023

This document outlines the milestones of the United Against Hate program, established by Attorney General Garland's March 2021 directive to boost efforts to fight hate crimes and hate incidents.

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Fact Sheet: Justice Department Efforts to Combat Hate Crimes

This fact sheet outlines the Attorney General's directives that DOJ has implemented to increase resources to combat hate crimes through federal law enforcement action and to enhance training, support and outreach to state and local partners.

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Addressing Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

Learn about the DOJ's work to combat anti-AANHPI hate crimes.