Hates Crimes Down and Other Statistical News From The TBI

TBIThe Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its annual statistical studies on the state of hate crimes and officers violently targeted while on-duty in 2014.
Hate Crime in 2014:
The report found in 2014, Tennessee law enforcement agencies reported 340 victims of 295 bias-motivated incidents that occurred in the state.
The number represents a 2.6 percent decrease in the number of victims since 2013.
According to the report, 42 victims and 43 offenders involved in the hate crimes were juveniles.
Law Enforcement Officers Killed or Assaulted 2014:
In 2014, according to the report, law enforcement departments reported 1,704 victims in 1,378 incidents involving officers being assaulted.
The report stated the most frequently reported offenses were simple assault.
No officers were killed in the line of duty last year while a felony was being committed.