Why There Isn't More Hate Crime Training For Police

Dec 5, 2017

According to new FBI data released last month, there were more than 6,100 reported hate crimes in 2016, up by more than 270 from the year before. Georgia reported a drop in hate crimes during that period. However, a recent ProPublica investigation finds many police departments, including those in Georgia, aren’t trained to identify and investigate hate crimes. This could lead to underreporting. We talked about this with ProPublica reporter A.C. Thompson.