Bias-Related Incidents and Hate Crimes

Effective Date Jul 7, 2017

A bias incident is an event that constitutes an expression of hostility toward an individual or a group of individuals and is motivated in whole or part by the perpetrator's bias. Bias incidents include but are not limited to actions, gestures, or speech that manifest because of a person's perceived race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.