FBI launches PR campaign to report hate crimes in Alaska


What is a hate crime?

“In the simplest terms, a hate crime must include both ‘hate’ and a ‘crime,’” the DOJ reports on its website.

It’s a criminal offense against a person or property motivated in whole or in part by an offender’s bias against a race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, ethnicity, gender, or gender identity.

This week, the FBI Anchorage Field Office launched a hate crime reporting campaign as part of the effort to combat these crimes. Alaskans will see digital, print, and radio advertisements across the state, and bus advertisements in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau.

The Alaska effort ties with a national FBI awareness

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