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The Measurement of Hate Crimes in America

Publication year: 2021

ISBN: 978-3-030-51577-5

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This brief highlights the uniqueness of hate or bias crime victimization.It compares these to non-bias crimes and delineates the situational circumstances that distinguish bias from non-bias offending.The nuances of under-reporting shed light on bias-group and victim reasons for not reporting. By examining measurement issues associated with data collection systems, this brief helps explain why eighty-nine percent of participating law enforcement agencies report zero hate crimes each year.

Subject: Law and Criminology, hate crimes, UCR hate crime report, bias crime, National Association to Enhance the Response to Hate Crimes, International Association of Chiefs of Police, hate crime statutes, hate crime victimization, bias crime victimization, Uniform Crime Report, Hate Studies, Victimology