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Cincinnati Named City With Highest Hate Crime Rates in Ohio

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation has released a new report from data gathered by the agency declaring Cincinnati the city with the largest number of hate crimes in the state of Ohio.  The report stated that Cincinnati had a high number of hate crimes against an individual because of a racial or ethnic reason.  The second highest cause in the city for hate crimes was religion.

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Local organizations and religious groups in the Cincinnati area have been taking extra security measures to protect themselves and their communities.  In 2018 Ohio had a total of 350 reported hate crimes in the metro area in comparison to 235 in Kentucky and 111 in Indiana.

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Cincinnati Named City With Highest Hate Crime Rates in Ohio  was originally published on wiznation.com