UA-174898256-1 Crimes Against Children Research Center


General Child Victimization

Fact Sheet

Hate Crimes Against Juveniles Reported to Police
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Juveniles are more likely than adults to experience a hate crime.

Most juvenile victims of hate crimes are male teens.

Hate crimes against juveniles involve more serious violence than those against adults.

Most hate crimes against juveniles reflect racial and ethnic biases.

A disproportionate number of hate crimes against juveniles occur at school.

Many of the perpetratos of hate crimes against juveniles are themselves juveniles and known to the victim.