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What is a Hate Crime? | NCJRS

The Hate Crime Statistics Act, passed in 1990, defines these targeted victimizations as “crimes that manifest evidence of prejudice based on race, gender or gender identity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or ethnicity.”

Submit Your Crime Victims’ Service Awards Nominations | OVC

submit nominations for Crime Victims’ Service Awards Each year, the Office for Victims of Crime recognizes extraordinary individuals, organizations, teams, and programs that demonstrate outstanding achievements in supporting victims and victim services.

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New Bulletin Details the Nation’s Jail Populations | BJS

submit nominations County and city jails admitted an estimated 11.4 million persons during the 12-month period ending June 30, 2014, a decrease from the peak of 13.6 million in 2008. Between midyear 2010 and 2014, the female population increased more than 18%, while the male population declined about 3%. Learn more: