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Hate Crimes

Early Monday morning, spray painted swastikas and the word "Hamas" were discovered on the pillars in front of the Congregation Torah Ve'emunah, at 1000 NE 175th Street, in North Miami Beach.  (Source: CBS4)

Anti-Semitic Incidents Up Slightly In Florida Last Year

Florida notched a slight increase in the number of anti-Semitic incidents in the state last year compared to nation which saw sizeable jump.


Florida AG Pam Bondi (Source: CBS)

State Sees Drop In Hate Crime Numbers

Florida saw a substantial drop in hate crimes last year. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi said in 2013 there were 124 reported hate crimes.


Swastikas were found scrawled on the walls of the Little Leapers Day Care and Performing Arts Academy.  (Source: CBS4)

Drop In Anti-Semitic Incidents In The State Last Year

For the fourth consecutive year, the number of anti-Semitic incidents reported in the state has dropped.


(Photo Credit: AP)

Hate Crimes Up Across Florida

Hate crimes were up across the state in 2012. According to the 2012 Hate Crimes in Florida Report released by Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office, there was increase in hate crimes of 22 percent compared to the year earlier.



BSO: Two Reports Laud Their Work Protecting The Homeless

Protecting the homeless became a priority for the Broward Sheriff’s Office after a deadly attack on a homeless man near Fort Lauderdale in 2006.



Sanford Police Investigate Leak In Trayvon Martin Case

One day after a huge rally in Sanford where a neighborhood watch captain shot and killed Trayvon Martin one month, the parents of the Miami Gardens teen plan to appear Tuesday afternoon at a Capitol Hill forum on racial profiling and hate crimes.


(Source: CBS)

Hate Crimes Remain Low Across The State

Hate crimes in the state continue to remain at their lowest numbers since Florida began tracking them two decades ago.