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STATES WHERE HATE CRIMES/VIOLENCE OCCURRED IN 2008:

Total Number of States: 22 and Washington, DC

Arizona—1 incident in 1 city (Tucson) resulting in 1 death

Arkansas—1 incident in 1 city (North Little Rock) resulting in 1 death

California—17 separate incidents in 10 cities (Bolinas, Costa Mesa, Hayward, Isla Vista, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Richmond, Riverside,  Sacramento, San Pablo) resulting in 10 deaths and 12 non-lethal acts

Colorado—2 separate incidents in 2 cities (Colorado Springs, Lakewood) resulting in 2 non-lethal acts

Delaware—1 incident in 1 city (Wilmington) resulting in 1 non-lethal

Florida—21 separate incidents in 10 cities (Dania Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, Key West, Manatee County, Miami, Panama City, Pompano Beach, St. Augustine, St. Petersburg, West Palm Beach) resulting in 3 deaths and 27 non-lethal acts

Georgia—1 incident in 1 city (Athens) resulting in 1 non-lethal act

Hawaii—1 incident in 1 city (Honolulu) resulting in 1 non-lethal act

Illinois—3 separate incidents in 3 cities (Elgin, Peoria, Rockford) resulting in 4 non-lethal acts

Indiana—2 separate incidents in 2 cities (Indianapolis, Southbend) resulting in 2 non-lethal act

Louisiana—1 incident in 1 city (Monroe) resulting in 1 non-lethal act

Maryland—4 separate incidents in 4 cities (Annapolis, Cumberland, Frederick, Glen Burnie) resulting in 2 deaths and 2 non-lethal acts

Massachusetts—3 separate incidents in 3 cities (Boston, Cambridge, Waltham) resulting in 1 death and 3 non-lethal acts

Michigan—2 separate incidents in 1 city (Pontiac) resulting in 2 deaths

Missouri—2 separate incidents in 2 cities (Kansas City, St. Louis) resulting in 1 death and 1 non-lethal act

New York—5 separate incidents in 1 city (New York) resulting in 2 deaths and 5 non-lethal acts

North Carolina—1 incident in 1 city (Jacksonville) resulting in 1 death

Ohio—5 separate incidents in 3 cities (Akron, Cleveland, Columbus) resulting in 1 death and 4 non-lethal acts

Oregon—5 separate incidents in 1 city (Portland) resulting in 5 non-lethal acts

Pennsylvania—2 separate incidents in 2 cities (East Stroudsburg, Scranton) resulting in 3 non-lethal acts

Tennessee—2 separate incidents in 2 cities (Bartlett, Nashville) resulting in 3 non-lethal acts

Texas—1 incident in 1 city (San Antonio) resulting in 1 death

Washington, DC—3 separate incidents resulting in 1 death and 2 non-lethal acts


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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