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Hate Crimes in OC Jumped 14 Percent
Hate crimes in Orange County jumped 14 percent last year after it going down four years in a row, according to an annual report from OC Human Relations.
In 2011, there were 64 documented hate crimes reported, which is up from 56 in 2010. But 2011 still had fewer reported hate crimes than 2009 (77) or 2008 (101). Here are some more stats that we culled from the City News Service and Orange County Register write-ups of the report:
OC Human Relations has put out this report for 20 years.Related:
Hate Crimes and 'Incidents' Against Blacks and Muslims Up in Orange County