Hate crimes spiked in 2017. Community advocates think there’s even more.
November 21, 2018
“While many expressed alarm over the more than 17 percent increase in hate crimes across America, there were also concerns about reporting procedures used to tally the data, which some say have exacerbated an undercount of hate crimes.
“One of the chief culprits, they argue, is that local law enforcement agencies are not required to provide hate crime data to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program.”