Just a quick follow-up to yesterday's release of the 2008 hate-crime numbers. NPR has a piece quoting experts who think that a lot of hate crimes aren't reported. Some jurisdictions, for example, might not have the staff to go out and confirm that something really was a hate crime. In other cases, the victims don't want to get the police involved. Illegal immigrants, for example, aren't keen on drawing a lot of police attention. And some gay people don't want to broadcast their sexual orientation.
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
A lot of hate crimes aren't being counted, experts argue
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