FBI: Hate Crimes Increase

Today the FBI released Hate Crime Statistics, 2017, the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program’s latest compilation about bias-motivated incidents throughout the nation. The 2017 data, submitted by 16,149 law enforcement agencies (up from 15,254 agencies in 2016). [An increase of 6%]



The FBI recorded a surge of hate crimes last year. But it undercounted — by a lot.


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