Special Feature: Hate Crime – Training Resources

A Bowling Green Legacy (DVD)
This documentary follows the actions of students working with administrators, law enforcement, and community members to forge new bonds after racially charged actions shake their community. Also see the companion piece:
Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
BJA's mission is to provide leadership and services in grant administration and criminal justice policy development to support local, state, and tribal justice strategies to achieve safer communities. BJA has partnered with the Simon Wiesenthal Center to develop and offer Tools for Tolerance for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice training sessions.
Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA): National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC)
BJA NTTAC serves as a major source of justice-related training and technical assistance information and resources, and offers specialized assistance on matters related to crime and the justice field.
Lessons from a Hate Crime Detective (DVD)
This film highlights lessons learned for law enforcement, demonstrating how to identify, investigate, and address hate crimes before they escalate to violence. Also see:
Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC)
The mission of OVC TTAC is to bridge the gap among knowledge experience, and victim assistance practice to help the victim assistance field successfully meet the challenges of an increasingly complex service delivery environment. OVC TTAC offers both online and onsite training and technical assistance opportunities.
A Prosecutor's Stand (DVD)
This documentary follows San Francisco Assistant District Attorney Victor Hwang as he brings hate crime charges against perpetrators who brutally attacked a Mayan dishwasher, an African-American homeless man, and a transgender woman. Also see the following companion pieces:
Victim Impact: Listen and Learn Curriculum
With funding support from the Office for Victims of Crime, this facilitator manual was developed as part of a standardized victim impact curriculum for corrections, and provides an overview of the Victim Impact Program, the curriculum, and the facilitator's role in the implementation of the program curriculum. Included is a Hate and Bias Crime training unit.
Waking in Oak Creek (DVD)
This film profiles a suburban town rocked by hate after six worshippers at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin are killed by a white supremacist. After one of the deadliest hate crime attacks in recent U.S. history, the film highlights a community and law enforcement agency working together to overcome tragedy, stand up to hate, and create a safe town for all. Also see:

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