Posts Tagged ‘hate crimes’

Two Men Attacked in Anti-Gay Hate Crime

Two men were attacked Sunday night in Shaw in what is being considered an anti-gay hate crime, according to a police department spokesman.
Two men walking near 3rd and Q streets NW were approached around 6:08 p.m. Sunday by three people, according to Metropolitan Police Department Officer Paul Metcalf. The three made anti-gay remarks before one [...]

Sexual Orientation Hate Crimes Jump In Wards 7, 8

According to new D.C. Police data [PDF], there has been a total of 36 hate crimes committed in the District  as of September 30. That's about the same for 2008 and 2007's totals of 38.
By far, the majority of hate crimes have revolved around sexual orientation. As of Sept. 30, there have been 31 such [...]

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