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Hate crime

Unveiling the evolution of hate crimes and the urgent need for specialized training in law enforcement
With antisemitism and hate crimes at the highest levels in decades, it is critical for law enforcement to train to recognize and investigate hate crimes
The role of police in the Holocaust spurs an international group of law enforcement leaders to create hate crime and bias training
“We hope and look to this avenue as an added way for people to have access to their public law enforcement agency to convey these instances,” said LAPD Chief Michel Moore
“We stand by a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to threats made against our community,” the Stark County sheriff said. “Every threat is investigated thoroughly”
“The State Police will meet this moment with a robust strategy and sustained commitment to confronting bias and intolerance,” Col. John Mawn Jr. said
“If anyone thinks that they can get away with spreading hate and harming other New Yorkers and violating the law, you will be caught,” the governor said
The policy defines hate groups as organizations that use force for denying rights, promoting ideological goals or advocating illegal systemic prejudice
The NYPD stated 69 antisemitic incidents were reported last month, up from 22 in Oct. 2022
The grant will expand the New York State Police units dedicated to finding online threats and will also be available for local departments to combat hate crimes
“No matter how and where one prays, every Californian deserves to be safe,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said after approving millions in funding for additional policing