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Hate Crime Victimization, 2004-2015

NCJ Number
250653
Date Published
Agencies
BJS
Publication Series
Publication Type
Report
Annotation
This is a summary of the U.S. Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics’ report on hate-crime victimization in the United States for 2004-2015.
Abstract
This report presents National Crime Victimization Survey data on hate crime victimization from 2004 to 2015. Hate crimes are violent or property crimes that the victim perceived to be motivated by bias due to the victim's race, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or religion. The report examines the perceived motivation for the hate crime, evidence that the crime was motivated by bias, demographic characteristics of victims and offenders, and hate crimes reported and not reported to police.
Date Created: June 28, 2017