Gender and Crime
Click here to visit the website of the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Find out how many hate groups exist in your state. Click here to read the report “Recognizing and Responding to Hate Crimes.”
Based on the above readings, prepare a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation on your state’s status on hate crimes. Your presentation should include the following:
- What is a hate crime? Address whether or not you consider gender-based crimes to be hate crimes?
- What is a hate group?
- Find the number of existing hate groups operating in your state?
- Do law-enforcement officers need to be trained to handle hate crimes? Why or why not?
- What are the training options available for law-enforcement officers to increase their skills in handling hate crimes? Are the available training options adequate?
Your presentation should contain 10- to 12-slides. It should be visually appealing and clearly communicate your points. Use graphics and tables where appropriate to enhance your communication.
Add additional content in the Notes section.
Support your responses with examples.
Cite any sources in APA format.