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Hate Crimes

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Southland Law Enforcement Officials Get Hate Crime Prizes

Nearly two dozen law enforcement officials from across Southern California were honored by the Anti-Defamation League for their efforts to fight hate crimes.

03/11/2014

(L-R) Efren Marquez and Jeffrey Aguilar have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a series of hate crimes against a Compton family, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. (credit: LASD)

2 Gang Members Plead Guilty In Compton Hate Crimes

Two Latino gang members Thursday pleaded guilty to federal hate crimes connected to a reportedly racially motivated New Year’s Eve attack in Compton.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/17/2013

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LA County Hate Crimes Drop 6 Percent In 2012

The number of hate crimes in Los Angeles County dropped to the second-lowest level in 23 years last year but blacks remained the most frequent targets and there was troubling violence against homosexuals.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/02/2013

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Man Sentenced To 32 Months After Wilshire Temple Bomb Threat

A man who pleaded no-contest to threatening to bomb the Wilshire Boulevard Temple and a nearby parked police car was sentenced Monday to 32 months in prison.

05/20/2013

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Hate Crimes In LA County Jump 15 Percent

Hate crimes increased in Los Angeles County by 15 percent in 2011 after three years of dramatic decline.

10/24/2012

Hate Crimes Down 4 Percent In California

The state attorney general’s office says the number of hate crimes reported in California dropped four percent last year.

09/04/2012

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Hate Crimes Jump 14 Percent In Orange County

An annual report has found that hate crimes in Orange County jumped by 14 percent in 2011 over the previous year.

08/30/2012

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WeHo Observes Transgender Day Of Remembrance

Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community are expected to gather in West Hollywood Sunday for the 13th International Transgender Day of Remembrance.

11/20/2011

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Hate Crimes Drop By 28 Percent In Los Angeles County

Reported hate crimes in Los Angeles County fell by 28 percent in 2010 to the lowest level in 21 years, according to the county Commission on Human Relations’ annual report released Thursday.

11/17/2011

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LA County: Hate Crimes Drop, Jews Targeted More

The number of reported hate crimes in LA County dipped in 2009, but a growing number used white supremacy symbols, including swastikas.

12/21/2010