Hate/Bias Incident Reporting

Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech School: University of New Mexico Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: February 16, 2018

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What is a Hate/Bias Incident?
A hate/bias incident is an act of conduct, speech or expression to which a bias motive is evident as a contributing factor (regardless of whether the act is criminal). A hate crime is an incident that has risen to the level of a crime. All hate crimes are bias incidents but not all bias incidents are hate crimes.
What happens when I fill out this form?
When you fill out this form, it will automatically be sent to UNM Police Department (UNMPD)to be evaluated to determine if it is a hate-crime.
The form will also automatically be sent to the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) to be evaluated as a potential civil rights violation and may be investigated pursuant to (Discrimination Claims Procedure).

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