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Phoenix Ranked Third in Hate Crimes in the U.S.

It’s usually a good thing to be ranked near the top of a list – best cities to live in, high employment opportunities, etc. But last year Phoenix ranked near the top of a list that most folks would find reprehensible: hate crimes. What is the definition of a “hate crime”? As we pointed out […]

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What is the Law in Arizona on Hate Crimes?

A recent article reported on an attack that took place this month in Scottsdale. The victim says he was stabbed while the defendant called him the n-word over and over. The title of the piece says that there are those who want the attack to be labeled a “hate crime.” The article also refers to […]

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Arizona Fails in Reporting Hate Crimes

Crime statistics are compiled by many different governmental and non-governmental entities. They are used for a variety of purposes, some of them practical, others being political. The primary source for crime statistics both nationwide and among various states, cities and other governmental subdivisions is the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The FBI Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) […]

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Phoenix Hate Crimes on the Rise

A new report says that there was a large spike in hate crimes in the Phoenix area last year. Data released by the FBI shows that the number of incidents in our area rose by 26% in just one year. While the trend is consistent with the upswing in hate crimes nationally, the percentage increase […]

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