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).