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One of the criteria in determining if bias was a motivating factors in a criminal offense is the display any offensive----,-----,or------

Symbols, words, or acts

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One of the criteria for determining if bias was a motivating factor in a criminal offense is when the victim is a member of a group which is often a target, what are 5 examples:

B J H M A

1) blacks
2) jews
3) homosexuals
4) muslims
5) asian Americans

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Where will the elements of the offense or criteria that the officer used to identify the offense as a hate crime being listed on the offense report?

"Details" section

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Who conducts the preliminary investigation of criminal offenses involving bias or hate?

The officer with primary report responsibility

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Who has the responsibility for reporting all hate crimes in the UCR statistics provided to the records office?

The follow-up investigative unit

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Who has the responsibility for forwarding UCR statistics on hate crimes to the department of public safety?

The records office

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Officers assigned to calls involving hate crimes shall notify the victim of the availability of assistance from------

Victims advocacy office

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It is the policy of San Antonio police department to ensure the right guaranteed by state laws in the US Constitution is protected for all persons regardless of-------(4 things)

R R E S

Race, religion, ethnicity/national origin, or sexual orientation

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.04 IDENTIFYING HATE CRIMES
C. In determining if bias was a motivating factor in a criminal offense, officers shall use the following criteria to identify hate crimes.
1. Motive; or lack of an apparent motive;
2. Display of any offensive symbols, words, or acts;
3. P_____of similar offenses in the same area or against the same victim group;
4. Victim(s) and offenders(s) are members of different racial, religious, ethnic or national groups and have a
history of ______
5. Statements made by ____, ____, or _____;
6. Date and time of occurrence corresponding to a particular h______ or o______;

3) Prior history
4) antagonism and that antagonism appears to be based for the offender(s) actions against the victims(s);
5) suspects, victims, or witnesses
6) holiday or other significant event

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.04 IDENTIFYING HATE CRIMES
C. In determining if bias was a motivating factor in a criminal offense, officers shall use the following criteria to identify hate crimes.
7. A _____review by the officer of all circumstances and elements involved in the offense.
8. Victim is a member of a group which is often a target of bias. They include but are not limited to:
a. B_____;
b. J____;
c. H_____;
d. M_____; and
e. A_____.
9. Identifiable _____ objects were used by the perpetrator (i.e., KKK hoods, etc.);
10. Victim has received _______prior to the crime’s occurrence;
11. Perpetrator has a ______; and
12. Perpetrator has made ______ or ____statements against the victim(s) or victim’s group that express bias.

7) common sense
8) a. Blacks;
b. Jews;
c. Homosexuals;
d. Muslims; and
e. Asian Americans

9) bias related
10) bias related threats or harassment
11) history of bias related offenses
12) oral or written

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.05 INITIAL REPORTING OF HATE CRIMES
A. Officers receiving any information on any criminal offense identified as a hate crime shall report the information to the applicable______unit on SAPD Form #2-2, Offense/Incident Report. The information shall be titled “_______” on the incident report.

follow-up investigative

Information on Hate Crime

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.06 INVESTIGATING HATE CRIMES
B. The follow-up investigation of criminal offenses involving bias or hate is conducted by the follow-up unit with initial case responsibility.
1. This_____ unit shall make the final determination as to the crime being a hate crime; and
2. Shall forward a copy of the offense or incident report to the _______(SARIC) for tracking purposes.

1) follow-up
2) San Antonio Regional Intelligence Center