Hate Crimes

What is a Hate Crime?

A hate crime is a crime against a person, group, or property motivated by the victim's real or perceived protected social group. You may be the victim of a hate crime if you have been targeted because of your actual or perceived:

  • Disability
  • Gender
  • Nationality
  • Race or Ethnicity
  • Religion
  • Sexual orientation
  • Association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 Hate crimes are serious crimes that may result in imprisonment or jail time.

Reported Hate Crimes in 2023

Reported Hate Crimes

*This chart reflects the number of hate crimes reported in the City of Brea

Hate Crime Brochure

Learn more on how to identify and report hate crimes and services available to victims.

View Hate Crime Brochure: Brochure

Hate Crime Visual

Hate Crime Policy

Read the Brea Police Department's full Hate Crime Policy. 

Hate Crime Policy