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Law Signed Making Attacks on Police in Texas a Hate Crime

June 19, 2017
Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott recently gave his approval to the Police Protection Act, which ups the penalties for crimes against law enforcement officers in the state.

Proposed NY Law Would Make Attacks on Officers Hate Crimes

May 17, 2017
A New York bill (S1114A) called the “Community Heroes Protection Act” was passed by the state senate last week. If it becomes law, the bill sponsored by Senator Fred Akshar (R-C-I, Colesville), would classify crimes committed against law enforcement, EMTs, and firefighters as hate crimes.

Hate Crime Suspected in California Shooting That Killed 3

April 19, 2017
In a span of a few minutes Tuesday morning, Muhammad, 39, fatally shot three white men he randomly encountered while walking through the streets of Fresno, police allege. The rampage was preceded by a deadly encounter Thursday night at a Motel 6, where police say Muhammad killed another white man — a security guard.

Attacking Police Officers Now a Hate Crime in KY

March 23, 2017
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has signed into law legislation that makes it a hate crime to attack a police officer or emergency responder. The state joined Louisiana as the only other state with a "Blue Lives Matter" law.

WA Senate Passes Bill to Make Threats Against Police Hate Crimes

March 9, 2017
The Washington senate has passed a measure that would make crimes and threats against police officers a hate crime in the state of Washington.

Former Journalist Jailed Over Threats to Jewish Institutions Nationwide

March 3, 2017
A former journalist fired for making up details in his stories is behind at least eight of the scores of threats made against Jewish institutions nationwide, federal officials said Friday.

MD Legislators Sponsor Bill to Give Officers Hate Crime Protections

January 31, 2017
A House of Delegates committee on Tuesday was expected to hear testimony on legislation sponsored by Sen. Bryan Simonaire and Del. Meagan Simonaire, Republicans from Pasadena who argue the state's police and corrections officers should have another layer of protection under the law

NYPD Increasing Security on Mosques After Quebec Attack

January 30, 2017
The NYPD increased security at mosques in the city, following a shooting at a mosque in Quebec City that killed six people and wounded 19 on Sunday, police said.

MS Senate Passes "Blue Lives Matter" Bill

January 27, 2017
After a nearly two-hour floor debate, the Mississippi Senate passed a "Blue Lives Matter" bill Thursday by 37-13, adding targeting of law enforcement and other first responders to the state hate crimes law.

CA Bill Would Make Attacks on Officers Hate Crimes

December 6, 2016
Alarmed by a wave of shootings targeting police officers, state Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Big Bear) has introduced a bill that would make an attack on law enforcement a hate crime in California, allowing stiffer penalties for those convicted.

Video: Muslim NYPD Officer Target of Off-Duty Hate Crime

December 5, 2016
Police say the officer was wearing her hijab during the altercation, and did not identify herself as an officer to the suspect. She was also not carrying a firearm.

Muslim NYPD Officer Target of Off-Duty Hate Crime

December 5, 2016
Police say the officer was wearing her hijab during the altercation, and did not identify herself as an officer to the suspect. She was also not carrying a firearm. More Here.

Video: Mother Says Alabama Teen Severely Beaten for Supporting Police

October 4, 2016
Allen says her 17-year-old son Brian Ogle is in critical condition, with a fractured skull and trauma to his brain.

Mother Says Alabama Teen Severely Beaten for Supporting Police

October 3, 2016
Allen says her 17-year-old son Brian Ogle is in critical condition, with a fractured skull and trauma to his brain. More Here.

Texas Governor Announces Police Protection Act

July 19, 2016
The proposal is punctuated by making it a hate crime for anyone to commit a crime against a law enforcement officer out of bias against the police. The governor will request that the Texas legislature pass the Police Protection Act in the 2017 legislative session.

FOP Wants Justice Department to Investigate Dallas Sniper Attack as Hate Crime

July 8, 2016
The nation’s largest police union is calling on the Justice Department to investigate the fatal shooting of five police officers in Dallas Thursday night as a hate crime — and is criticizing President Obama for his response to the shootings so far.

Louisiana to Pass 'Blue Lives Matter' Bill

May 23, 2016
Louisiana is set to approve a bill that would expand the state's hate-crimes statute to add the targeting of police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical services personnel.

Louisiana Legislature Considers Hate Crime Protections for Police, Firefighters

April 25, 2016
Louisiana would be among the first states to make it a hate crime to target police officers and firefighters, if legislation that is being pushed at the State Capitol this session is successful.

Congressman Sponsors Bill to Make Attacks on Officers a Federal Hate Crime

March 22, 2016
“There are more officers being targeted because of the fact that they’re police officers,” said Buck, a Republican representing Colorado. More Here.

Video: Congressman Sponsors Bill to Make Attacks on Officers a Federal Hate Crime

March 22, 2016
“There are more officers being targeted because of the fact that they’re police officers,” said Buck, a Republican representing Colorado.
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