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What are Hate Crimes?

A hate crime is any criminal act or attempted criminal act directed against a person or persons based on the victim’s actual or perceived race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, disability or gender.

Examples of hate crimes include:

  • Acts which result in injury, even if the injury is slight.
  • Threats of violence that looks like they can be carried out.
  • Acts which result in property damage.
  • Any criminal act or attempted criminal act, including property damage, directed against public or private agencies.

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