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Hate Crimes

Investigation of hate-motivated crimes and incidents are a priority at the C.W. Post Campus.

The Department's response and, when necessary, a police investigation is necessary to ensure that racism, prejudice and violence will not be tolerated in our campus community and that perpetrators of such crimes will be prosecuted.

Definition of a Hate Crime

Any criminal act or attempted criminal act intended to cause injury, emotional suffering, or property damage which is or appears to be motivated, all or in part, by race, ethnic background, national origin, religious belief, sex, age, disability, or sexual orientation.

Reporting Hate Motivated Crimes and Incidents

The Department of Public Safety is responsible for collecting and reporting hate-motivated crime statistics. Hate-motivated crimes should be reported as indicated in the section, "How to Report a Crime or Other Emergency".