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HATE CRIMES
Los Angeles County
2010-2018

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Also see: 1871 Chinese Massacre in Los Angeles and Los Angeles Zoot Suit Riots.


Targeted Groups, Suspects & Jurisdictions

Number of Hate Crimes by Group Targeted

Bias 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Anti-Arab 3 3 4 4 2 2 1 1 3
Anti-Asian 12 11 9 8 3 8 4 3 1
Anti-Bisexual 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1
Anti-Black or African American 102 108 81 95 77 100 110 112 93
Anti-Catholic 2 14 4 2 1 2 0 2 4
Anti-Citizenship Status 8 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
Anti-Eastern Orthodox (Russian/Greek/Other) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Anti-Female 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Anti-Gay (Male) 86 91 65 46 25 24 30 18 17
Anti-Gender Nonconforming 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Bias 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Anti-Heterosexual 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Anti-Hindu 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Anti-Hispanic or Latino 64 50 31 34 18 19 27 26 36
Anti-Islamic (Muslim) 6 14 7 9 3 5 7 6 3
Anti-Jehovahs Witness 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Anti-Jewish 62 40 37 46 44 29 34 39 32
Anti-Lesbian 8 8 10 8 6 12 9 7 9
Anti-LGBT (Mixed Group) 11 14 8 19 27 30 32 49 44
Anti-Mental Disability 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Anti-Mormon 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Bias 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Anti-Multiple Races (Group) 5 3 10 4 4 2 6 6 4
Anti-Multiple Religions (Group) 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Anti-Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Anti-Other Christian 1 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Anti-Other Race/Ethnicity/Ancestry 8 18 19 12 4 7 12 26 18
Anti-Other Religion 7 2 3 7 10 7 3 12 11
Anti-Physical Disability 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1
Anti-Protestant 0 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 2
Anti-Sikh 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Anti-Transgender 12 13 15 6 11 11 4 3 5
Anti-White 20 14 20 14 9 10 13 14 12

Source: California Dept. of Justice


Number of Hate Crimes by Offender Race

Suspect(s) Race 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Asian/Pacific Islander 5 1 2 1 4 2 1 4 2
Black / African American 92 85 65 56 28 42 43 33 45
East Indian / Asian Indian 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
Group of Multiple Races 1 5 21 28 1 4 2 2 4
Hispanic / Latino 91 105 0 36 69 76 80 77 69
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
White 50 74 0 69 39 39 48 53 52
Unknown Race 136 149 169 132 111 107 117 158 126

Source: California Dept. of Justice


Hate Crime Events by Jurisdiction

Note: Cities in Los Angeles County not in the list below received no reports of hate crimes during this period. Also, universities in the list below, as public institutions, employ state peace officers who report hate crimes separately from local police agencies.

Jurisdiction 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Los Angeles County 425 419 375 353 283 295 331 356 326
Agoura Hills 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 2
Alhambra 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 0
Arcadia 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Artesia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Azusa 3 2 2 3 1 1 3 4 4
Baldwin Park 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 4 1
Bell 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bellflower 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 0
Bell Gardens 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Jurisdiction 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Beverly Hills 5 2 1 2 0 1 5 5 3
Burbank 10 8 1 1 1 5 9 5 6
Calabasas 2 0 3 1 0 2 2 1 2
Carson 1 1 1 3 2 1 3 5 1
Cerritos 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 2
Claremont 1 0 9 4 5 3 2 3 0
Commerce 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Compton 3 0 1 2 3 2 1 0 3
Covina 0 1 0 1 0 3 4 1 1
Culver City 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Jurisdiction 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Diamond Bar 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0
Downey 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 2
Duarte 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
El Monte 5 3 0 3 0 2 0 0 1
El Segundo 1 1 2 1 5 5 5 6 4
Gardena 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Glendale 4 0 2 2 2 1 1 5 4
Glendora 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
Hawaiian Gardens 2 0 1 2 1 4 2 3 2
Hawthorne 6 0 1 4 0 0 2 2 0
Jurisdiction 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Hermosa Beach 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1
Huntington Park 4 2 1 4 0 0 0 0 0
Industry 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Inglewood 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
La Cañada Flintridge 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
La Mirada 0 0 2 2 0 3 1 1 0
La Puente 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0
La Verne 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Lakewood 0 7 4 2 0 2 3 1 4
Lancaster 11 7 8 7 5 5 7 8 7
Jurisdiction 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Lawndale 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
Lomita 0 1 0 1 1 1 2 0 0
Long Beach 9 17 8 12 10 8 4 6 10
Los Angeles 282 263 227 192 151 124 129 175 144
Lynwood 1 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 0
Malibu 1 2 2 1 1 1 0 1 3
Manhattan Beach 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0
Maywood 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Monrovia 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0
Montebello 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Jurisdiction 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Monterey Park 0 4 0 4 1 0 2 0 0
Norwalk 3 2 1 3 11 5 2 4 3
Palmdale 1 3 8 2 3 8 16 12 6
Paramount 2 0 0 2 2 2 4 1 1
Pasadena 3 3 2 2 4 3 2 0 3
Pico Rivera 0 3 0 0 1 2 1 1 1
Pomona 0 3 5 0 2 0 4 0 6
Rancho Palos Verdes 0 0 1 2 0 1 1 1 3
Redondo Beach 0 0 0 1 4 5 6 5 7
Rolling Hills Estates 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
Jurisdiction 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Rosemead 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
San Dimas 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0
San Fernando 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
San Gabriel 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
San Marino 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Santa Clarita 1 13 10 4 8 6 8 8 6
Santa Monica 1 3 3 2 1 0 11 5 1
Sierra Madre 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
South Gate 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 2 1
South Pasadena 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jurisdiction 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Temple City 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 1
Torrance 2 5 1 1 1 2 2 1 3
Vernon 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Walnut 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
West Covina 3 3 1 2 2 6 6 4 2
West Hollywood 12 9 7 6 7 5 13 12 9
Westlake Village 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
Whittier 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Unincorporated Areas 19 15 26 28 18 50 27 32 41
Cal Poly Pomona 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
Jurisdiction 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
CSU Dominguez Hills 0 2 4 1 0 2 1 0 1
CSU Long Beach 0 3 2 2 0 1 1 1 1
CSU Los Angeles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
CSU Northridge 4 0 0 1 0 0 3 4 3
LA Transit Services Bureau 3 6 14 17 15 6 11 6 6
Metro Transit Authority 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
UC Los Angeles 3 5 4 7 0 0 1 1 3

Source: California Dept. of Justice