Hate Crimes: Recognition and Reporting

Hate Crimes: Recognition and Reporting, an in-person training, enhances law enforcement’s response and the uniform patrol officer’s ability to recognize and report a hate crime.


Course Description

This eight-hour direct or 16-hour train-the-trainer course addresses law enforcement’s immediate response on the scene of a potential hate or bias crime. This includes addressing victim needs, reporting incidents, and building community trust. Content about victims and their needs is fused throughout the training. This includes victimology research, understanding different cultures, communication best practices, interviewing, and social service resources.

Target Audience

This curriculum was developed primarily for uniformed law enforcement officers (e.g., police, sheriff deputies, troopers, agents, etc.) and first line supervisors.

Cooperative Partners

This course was developed through the COPS Office Collaborative Reform Initiative Technical Assistance Center (CRI-TAC), in conjunction with Arlington, Texas Police Department.

About Course Provider

The Collaborative Reform Initiative Technical Assistance Center (CRI-TAC) program provides critical and tailored technical assistance resources to state, local, territorial, and tribal law enforcement agencies on a wide variety of topics. CRI-TAC is a public service and offered at no cost to your agency.

Schedule & Registration

Please visit this provider’s website to learn more or request this no-cost training.

Questions can be directed to [email protected].