Offenders.Law enforcement agencies reporting hate crime data to the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR (Under Color Removal) A method for reducing the amount of printing ink used. It substitutes black for gray color (equal amounts of cyan, magenta and yellow). Thus black ink is used instead of the three CMY inks. See GCR and dot gain. ) Program identified 6,008 known offenders in 6,628 bias-motivated incidents in 2010. In the UCR Program, the term known offender does not imply that the suspect's identity is known; rather, the term indicates that some aspect of the suspect was identified, thus distinguishing the suspect from an unknown offender. Law enforcement agencies specify the number of offenders and, when possible, the race of the offender or offenders as a group.
In 2010, the races of the 6,008 known hate crime offenders were as follows:
* 58.6 percent were white.
* 18.4 percent were black.
* 8.9 percent were groups made up of individuals of various races (multiple races, group).
* 1.1 percent were Asian/Pacific Islander.
* 1.0 percent were American Indian/Alaskan Native.
* 12.0 percent were of unknown race.
(Based on Table 9.)
By crime category
Crimes against persons
A total of 4,873 known hate crime offenders committed crimes against persons in 2010. Of these offenders:
* 40.5 percent committed simple assault.
* 35.4 percent intimidated their victims.
* 23.5 percent committed aggravated assault A person is guilty of aggravated assault if he or she attempts to cause serious bodily injury to another or causes such injury purposely, knowingly, or recklessly under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life; or attempts to cause or purposely or .
* 0.3 percent murdered or raped their victims.
* 0.3 percent committed other types of offenses, which are collected only in the UCR Program's National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS NIBRS National Incident-Based Reporting System (US DoD) ).
(Based on Table 2.)
Crimes against property
A total of 1,419 known hate crime offenders committed crimes against property in 2010. Of these offenders:
* 58.6 percent committed destruction/ damage/vandalism.
* 20.4 percent committed robbery.
* 9.9 percent committed larceny-theft.
* 6.2 percent committed burglary.
* 2.1 percent committed arson.
* 0.6 percent committed motor vehicle theft Motor vehicle theft or grand theft auto is a criminal act of theft generally understood to refer to the stealing of automobiles, buses, motorcycles, snowmobiles, trucks, trailers or any other motorized vehicle legally allowed on public roads and highways, including attempted .
* 2.2 percent committed other types of offenses, which are collected only in the NIBRS.
(Based on Table 2.)
Crimes against society
In 2010, 18 known offenders committed 14 crimes against society involving 14 victims. Crimes against society (e.g. drug or narcotic narcotic, any of a number of substances that have a depressant effect on the nervous system. The chief narcotic drugs are opium, its constituents morphine and codeine, and the morphine derivative heroin.
See also drug addiction and drug abuse. offenses, gambling offenses) are collected
only via the NIBRS. (See Table 2.)