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  NCJ Number: NCJ 182290   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Responding to Hate Crime: A Multidisciplinary Curriculum for Law Enforcement and Victim Assistance Professionals
  Document URL: HTML Text PDF 
  Corporate Author: Education Development Ctr
Higher Education Ctr for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention
United States of America
  Date Published: 2000
  Page Count: 192
  Annotation: This is a training package to assist law enforcement and victim assistance personnel in responding to victims of bias crime.
  Abstract: The curriculum was designed to provide law enforcement officials and victim assistance professionals up-to-date information and strategies for identifying bias crimes and taking appropriate actions to deter and investigate those crimes and to assist the victims; strengthen the capacity of professionals in both fields to contribute to successful investigation and prosecution of bias crime and to contribute to changing the community norms that foster a tolerance of and indifference towards those crimes; and provide professionals in both fields the perspectives and strategies to work more effectively within their own departments and agencies, with one another and within their communities. The document is divided into six chapters: (1) Defining and Recognizing Bias Crime; (2) Victim Impact; (3) Bias Crime Offenders; (4) Bias Crime and the Law; (5) Roles of Law Enforcement and Victim Assistance Professionals; and (6) Cultural Issues and Community Strategies for Dealing with Bias Crime. Appendixes, figures
  Main Term(s): Victims of Crime
  Index Term(s): Crimes against persons ; Cultural influences ; Politically motivated violent crimes ; Racially motivated violence ; Civil violence causes ; Religiously motivated violence ; Bias related violence ; Hate Crimes ; White supremacists
  Sponsoring Agency: Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Grant Number: 96-MU-MU-K001;
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Education Development Ctr
Higher Education Ctr for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention
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Newton, MA 02160
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  Type: Curriculum
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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