Hate Crimes

The City of Los Angeles is a diverse metropolis, whose residents represent nearly every culture, nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation, political affiliation and physical disability. The combination of all these different groups has made the City of Los Angeles rich in diversity with its own unique blend of cultures. Sadly, there are specific groups and individuals that are motivated by hate, and are willing to act violently towards others based upon these differences. These criminal acts referred to as hate crimes affect not just individuals, but entire communities.