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BIAS CRIME TYPE

Data Element: BIAS CRIME TYPE
Definition: A coded representation describing the type of discriminatory criminal activity.
Standard of Verification: Incident Report or Arrest Report.
Data Type: AN
Field Size: 2
Field Format: 2AN
Originating Teams: Law Enforcement
User Teams: Law Enforcement
Tables / Codes: RACIAL BIAS
11 - Anti-White
12 - Anti-Black
13 - Anti-American Indian/Alaskan Native
14 - Anti-Asian/Pacific Islander
RELIGIOUS BIAS
21 - Anti-Jewish
22 - Anti-Roman Catholic
23 - Anti-Protestant
24 - Anti-Islamic (Moslem)
29 - Anti-Other Religion
ETHNICITY/NATIONAL ORIGIN BIAS
31 - Anti-Hispanic
32 - Anti-Arab
33 - Anti-Asian (Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, etc.) 39 - Anti-Other Origin
SEXUAL BIAS
41 - Anti-Homosexual (Gay or Lesbian)
OTHER
50 - Other Bias Incident (e.g., Anti-AIDS Victim)
77 - No Bias/Not Applicable
88 - Not Reported by Agency
99 - Motivation of Perpetrator(s) Unknown
Comments: A bias crime incident is an offense or unlawful act, which after investigation by law enforcement, is or appears to be motivated primarily by race, ethnicity/national origin, religion, or sexual orientation of the victim or institutional target.
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 2/91