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HATE CRIME REPORTS IN COLORADO INCREASED WHILE REPORTS NATIONWIDE SLIGHTLY DECREASED IN 2018

Hate crimes directed at individuals based on their race, sexual orientation, gender identity and disability increased in Colorado, according to the FBI’s 2018 hate crime report. DENVER, CO, November 12, 2019 … The number of reported hate crimes in Colorado increased by 16 percent between 2017 and 2018 while the number of reported cases nationwide slightly decreased, according to the

ADL Commends Law Enforcement for Arrest of White Supremacist Accused of Plotting Attack Against Colorado Synagogue

Denver, CO, November 4, 2019 … ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) commended law enforcement for taking swift action in arresting a 27-year-old man for allegedly plotting to bomb a Pueblo, CO, synagogue and spreading white supremacist views that encouraged acts of violence against Jews and Latinxs. According to the federal affidavit, Richard Holzer allegedly met undercover agents Friday at a motel,

HATE CRIMES IN COLORADO NEARLY DOUBLED FROM 2017 TO 2018

HATE CRIMES IN COLORADO NEARLY DOUBLED FROM 2017 to 2018 Data released by the Colorado Department of Public Safety shows reports reached a 6-year high DENVER, CO (August 8, 2019) – A report released yesterday on Colorado crime statistics shows reported hate crimes in the state reached a six-year high and nearly doubled from 2017 to 2018. The state reported

ADL CONDEMNS ANTI-SEMITIC VANDALISM, SWASTIKAS AT BAILEY CHURCH, REAL ESTATE OFFICE

  Denver, CO, July 16, 2019 … The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region, responding to reports of anti-Semitic vandalism and swastikas at a Bailey church and real estate office, condemned the incidents and commended law enforcement for investigating the incidents as possible hate crimes. According to media reports, a swastika and hateful reference to Jews were spray painted over the