Crimes reported to the FBI involve those motivated by biases based on race, gender, gender identity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and ethnicity.
The victim of a hate crime may be an individual, a business/financial institution, a government entity, a religious organization, or society/public as a whole.
Law enforcement reports the number of offenders and, when possible, the apparent race and ethnicity of the offenders.
Law enforcement may specify one of 46 location designations, e.g., residences or homes, schools or colleges, parking lots or garages.
Includes data about hate crimes by state and agency.
Caution Against Ranking Read why the FBI discourages ranking agencies on the sole basis of UCR data.
Frequently Asked Questions
About the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program
A history of the UCR Program and an overview of what UCR can provide
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