Why Hate Crime Statistics Are Unreliable In The US
Hate crime reports have spiked since the election, but this may not be as drastic a change as you might think.By Jake Jones | November 27, 2016
There's been an apparent spike in reported hate crimes since the U.S. presidential election.
Critics of President-elect Donald Trump have blamed the increase on some of the rhetoric used during the campaign season.
But here's the problem: Hate crime statistics are incredibly tricky to interpret.