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Arcadia Police Community Message for Reporting Hate Crimes

All acts of hatred, bias, and bigotry are unacceptable.  A hate crime is any crime motivated in whole or in part by bias, prejudice, or bigotry; however, not all hate is a crime.  A hate incident is often involving a person making non-threatening bigoted, biased, or prejudiced comments to another individual based on race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other personal characteristics. It also can involve a person displaying a non-threatening, bigoted, biased, or prejudiced message or image in certain contexts.  Although deeply hurtful and offensive, hate incidents do not violate criminal or civil law. 

If you are involved in an incident or you are a victim of a crime, call the Arcadia Police Department at (626) 574-5123 or “9-1-1” for emergencies and report the incident.  Do not engage the perpetrator and remove yourself from the situation. Witnesses should also call the police – “See Something, Say Something.”

Here are resources for victims of hate crimes:

Hate Crimes – FBI
(202) 324-3000

Office of the Attorney General Victims’ Services Unit
(877) 433-9069

California Fair Employment & Housing Commission
(213) 439-6799

Hate Crimes Reporting / 211 LA – 211LA County
(877) 222-9723

Published: May 24, 2021