REPORT: Florida Attorney General Releases Stats On Hate Crimes in Florida
By Space Coast Daily // December 31, 2019
According to the report, 168 hate crimes were reported statewide in 2018
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Florida Attorney General’s Office released the 2018 Report on Hate Crimes in Florida.
The report includes detailed information on the types of hate crimes being reported throughout the state to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement under the Uniform Crime Reporting information system.
Hate crimes are senseless, criminal acts based on hatred and bias towards individuals or groups because of race, religion, sexual orientation or other personal characteristics.
According to the report, 168 hate crimes were reported statewide from Jan. 1, through Dec. 31, 2018.