Bias-motivated offenses may be directed at persons, property, or society.  In most cases of bias-motivated offenses against persons, the crime of intimidation is also present.  Nearly all other offenses directed at persons involved assaults: simple assaults made up 18.7 percent and aggravated assaults accounted for 12.7 percent of the offenses.  The majority of hate motivated offenses directed against property involved destruction, damage, or vandalism (81.3 percent).[i]


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