Human Relations

Hate Crimes Continue to Climb

By November 4, 2018 No Comments

On Thursday, October 18, the Los Angeles County Human Relations Commission (HRC) released the 2017 Hate Crime Report during a press conference at the Hall of Administration in downtown Los Angeles. The Report finds that hate crimes rose by 5% in Los Angeles County in 2017.  Since 2013, there has been a 32% rise.  Speakers included Michael Moore, Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department; Robin Toma, HRC Executive Director; Jarrett Barrios, HRC President; Eddie Rivero, Assistant Sheriff; and Salem Al-Marayati, Hate Violence Prevention Partnership. For more details on the report’s findings, click below.