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COMPARISON OF HATE CRIME HOMICIDES vs. FATAL ATTACKS ON HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS 1999-2008

COMPARISON OF HATE CRIMES HOMICIDES vs. FATAL ATTACKS ON HOMELESS INDIVUALS 1999-2008

 

YEAR

Homicides Classified as Hate Crimes (FBI Data)

Fatal Attacks on Homeless Individuals (NCH Data)

1999

17

(9 racially, 2 religiously, 3 sexual orientation, 3 ethnically motivated)

48

2000

19

(10 racially, 1 religiously, 2 sexual orientation, 6 ethnically motivated)

42

2001

11

(4 racially, 1 religiously, 4 sexual orientation, 2 ethically oriented)

17

2002

10

(4 racially, 1 sexual orientation, 5 ethnically motivated)

14*

2003

14

(5 racially, 6 sexual orientation, 2 ethnically, 1 anti-disability motivated)

8*

2004

5
(3 racially, 1 religiously, 1 sexual orientation motivated)

25

2005

6

(3 racially, 3 ethnically motivated)

13

2006

3

(3 racial- 2 anti-white, 1 anti-black)

20

2007

9

(5 sexual orientation motivated, 1 anti-black, 1 anti-multi-ethnicity, 2 anti-hispanic)

 

28**

 

2008

(FBI Data unavailable at this time)

 

27

 

10 Year Total

94

242

 

*Note: Upon receipt of further information, these numbers have been decreased by one.

**Note: Upon receipt of further information, these numbers have decreased by three.

Chart compiled by using data from the Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism (California State University, San Bernardino): Analysis of Data from the F.B.I. and the National Coalition for the Homeless.


CONTENTS: Main page | pdf of full report | Acknowledgements | Dedication | Executive Summary | Purpose, Methodology, and Previous Reports | Introduction | Historical Summary of Hate Crimes/Violence Data for 1999-2008 | Summary of Hate Crimes/Violence Data in 2008 | Summary of Teen/Young Adult Involvement in Hate Crimes/Violent Acts | Summary of Ages of the Accused versus Ages of the Victims | Summary of Victims Who Were Middle-Aged | Cities where Hate Crimes/Violence Occurred in 2008 | Map of Cities where Hate Crimes/Violence Occurred in 2008 | States where Hate Crimes/Violence Occurred in 2008 | Map of States where Hate Crimes/Violence Occurred in 2008 | Cities Where Hate Crimes/Violence Occurred – 1999-2008 | Map of Cities Where Hate Crimes/Violence Occurred – 1999-2008 | Comparison of Hate Crime Homicides vs. Lethal Attacks on Homeless Individuals | National Media Coverage of Hate Crimes/Violent Acts Against Homeless People | Video Exploitation of Homeless People | Recognizing Anti-Homeless Violence as Hate Crime, by Brian Levin | Legislation | Recommendations for Action | Model City/County/State Legislation/Resolutions | Adopted City/County/State Legislation/Resolutions | Public Education Initiatives | Listing of Incidents by City | Case Descriptions Involving Deaths | Case Descriptions Involving Non-Lethal Rape/Sexual Assault | Case Descriptions Involving Non-Lethal Setting on Fire | Case Descriptions Involving Non-Lethal Beatings | Case Descriptions Involving Non-Lethal Shootings | Case Descriptions Involving Non-Lethal Police Harassment/Brutality | Appendix A: Sources | Appendix B: NCH Hate Crimes Public Service Ads |

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