• Gabriel San Roman

Report: Orange County Hate Crimes, Incidents Reach Record High in 2020

Updated: Sep 23


Hate crimes and incidents in Orange County rose to historic levels in 2020 amid a pandemic, according to an annual report by the Orange County Human Relations Commission.


Since 1991, the commission has compiled such statistics for the county and released its latest findings during a remote presentation on Friday. Speakers included O.C. Human Relations staff and Orange County Dist. Atty. Todd Spitzer.


“I’m very upset about [the report],” Spitzer said. “Hate crime is up. It’s been up now for several years in a row and it’s completely unacceptable.”


Read more on my latest Daily Pilot article:

https://www.latimes.com/socal/daily-pilot/entertainment/story/2021-09-17/record-number-number-hate-crimes-orange-county-2020

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