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HATE CRIMES
Los Angeles County

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Targeted Groups, Suspects & Jurisdictions

Number of Hate Crimes by Group Targeted
2010-2016

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

Source: California Dept. of Justice


Number of Hate Crimes by Offender Race
2010-2016

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

Source: California Dept. of Justice


Number of Hate Crimes by Jurisdiction
2010-2016

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

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

Source: California Dept. of Justice