According to a recent article posted on the FBI’s website “the number of hate crime incidents reported to the FBI increased about 17 percent in 2017 compared with the previous year, according to the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program’s annual Hate Crime Statistics report.” The report, Hate Crime Statistics, 2017, includes hate crime information is broken down by location, offenders, bias types, and victims. The FBI notes, “the most common bias categories in single-bias incidents were race/ethnicity/ancestry (59.6) percent, religion (20.6 percent), and sexual...
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