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Table 6, Data Declaration

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Offenses, Victim Type, by Offense Type, 2010

The FBI collects these data through the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program’s Hate
Crime Statistics Program.

General comments

  • This table presents the number of hate crime offenses distributed by the victim
    type and offense type.
  • The Hate Crime Statistics Program collects details about an offender’s bias
    motivation associated with 11 offense types already being reported to the UCR
    Program: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, aggravated
    assault, simple assault, and intimidation (crimes against persons); and robbery,
    burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, arson, and
    destruction/damage/vandalism (crimes against property). The law enforcement
    agencies that participate in the UCR Program via the National Incident-Based
    Reporting System (NIBRS) collect data about additional offenses for crimes
    against persons and crimes against property. These data appear in Hate Crime
    in the category of other.
  • In the Hate Crime Statistics Program, the victim of a hate crime may be an
    individual, a business, an institution, or society as a whole.
  • The victim type Society/Public is collected only in the NIBRS.


The data used in creating this table were from all law enforcement agencies submitting
one or more hate crime incidents for at least 1 month of the calendar year. The
published data, therefore, do not necessarily represent reports from each participating
agency for 12 months or 4 quarters.