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United Against Hate

United Against Hate:
Identifying, Reporting, and Preventing Hate Crimes


United Against Hate is a nationwide Department of Justice initiative to combat unlawful acts of hate. This initiative connects federal, state, and local law enforcement with communities in order to build trust and encourage people to report hate crimes and incidents. 

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of North Dakota launched its United Against Hate initiative in early 2023. Together with our local partners, USAOND’s United Against Hate campaign will empower local residents and communities to stand against hate and discrimination and alter the course of growing intolerance. When cities and residents work together against hate, we can restore respect, embrace the strength of diversity, and build inclusive and equitable communities for all.  

Goals of the United Against Hate Community Outreach Program:

  • Increase community understanding and reporting of hate crimes and incidents;
  • Build trust between the Department of Justice and the communities we serve; and
  • Create and strengthen alliances to combat hate between USAOs, federal, state, and local law enforcement and other government partners and community organizations.

Additional Resources:

FBI’s 2021 Hate Crime Statistics:

Hate Crime Case Examples:

Reporting a Hate Crime:

In an emergency, dial 9-1-1 or your local police to get immediate help.

To report a hate crime:

If you believe you are the victim of a hate crime or that you witnessed a hate crime—

STEP 1: Report the crime to your state or local police.

  • Dial 9-1-1 or call your local police station.
  • Police officers may reach out to you for more information as they investigate the crime.

STEP 2: Quickly follow up this report by reporting the crime to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

  • Online: You can report a hate crime to the FBI online at:
  • By Phone: Call the FBI at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324).
  • You can reach the FBI’s Minneapolis field office (covers Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota) at (763) 569-8000.

Reporting a Civil Rights Violation:

To report a hate incident or a civil rights violation that is civil in nature, please contact the Civil Rights Coordinator at the United States Attorney’s Office at 701-297-7400 or submit a complaint online with the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division at:

Updated May 18, 2023