(WATE) – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its annual reports on hate crimes, finding that biased-motivated incidents were up by 1% in 2018 in overall nature of hate crimes. One of the reports specifically examined violence directed toward the state’s law enforcement officers.
The reports also found property-crime related offenses accounted for 24.9%, with the remainder of bias-motivated crimes being those designated as being ‘Crimes Against Persons.’
Assault offenses were the most frequently reported bias-motivated offenses in 2018.
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