Hate Crimes in Orange CountyThe Orange County Human Relations Commission received reports from 19 law enforcement agencies, 24 education institutions, and 5 community-based organizations.
Hate Incidents in Orange CountyIn Orange County, a total of 156 hate incidents were reported in 2019, a 6% decrease from last year.
“In publishing this annual Hate Crime Report, we are confronted by the fact that hate crimes continue to rise,” wrote Michael Reynolds, Chair of the Orange County Human Relations Commission.
The OC Human Relations Commission provides individuals who have been targeted by hate crimes and/or hate incidents with support and appropriate resources.
Throughout the year, the Commission provides presentations and releases the annual Hate Crimes Report informing Orange County community about hate crimes and hate incidents because of the impact that it has on the victims and society.