What was the most reported HATE CRIME in Tennessee? See the report...

Hate crimes were examined by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations. The TBI went through records for the 2013 year and put together a full report on hate crime statistics in Tennessee.

In 2013, there were 348 hate crime victims in Tennessee. Over 73% of hate crime victims were male. The most common hate crime motivation was geared towards ethnic groups of a different national origin or African Americans. The second most reported crime revolved around homosexuality in Tennessee.

The report can be seen here (Click)

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  • Ethnicity/National Origin victim offenses nearly tripled from 25 victims in 2012 to 96 victims in 2013. 
  • Simple Assault was the most frequently reported bias motivated offense in 2013, with 125 occurrences. 
  • In 2013, the number of Damage/Destruction/Vandalism hate crime offenses increased 27.9% from the previous year. 
  • 75 victims and 76 offenders of hate crimes in 2013 were juveniles. 
  • The most frequently documented Sexual Bias was Anti-Homosexual (Gays & Lesbians), accounting for 38.3% of all Sexual Biases in 2013.

Source: 

TN Bureau of Investigation

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