TITLE

About Hate Crime Statistics

PUB. DATE
January 2015
SOURCE
Hate Crime Statistics;2015, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Hate Crime Statistics Act passed by the U.S. Congress on April 23, 1990 which required the Attorney General to collect data on crimes that manifest evidence of prejudice based on race, religion, sexual orientation or ethnicity. It mentions that the Hate Crime Statistics Program aims to capture information on the types of bias that motivate crimes, nature of the offenses and the victims and offenders. It outlines the changes to the hate crime data collection.
ACCESSION #
120540588

 

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