Welcome to the website for the Southern Arizona hate Crimes Taskforce. The taskforce is a partnership of law enforcement agencies and community groups formed to promote the detection and prevention of hate crimes through enforcement and education. The Task Force works to build bridges among different communities in Arizona to encourage hate crime reporting and effective community response to hate crime incidents. The Task Force also promotes education and awareness about hate crimes among law enforcement, prosecution, community leaders and the general public. Please join us in this effort to identify, fight, and prevent hate crimes in our community and to improve the quality of life for all in Southern Arizona.
A hate crime is a crime committed against a person, property, or community that is motivated in whole or in part by prejudice or bias against the victim or the victim’s family, friends, or associates or against a class or group of persons ... read more
One of the immediate goals of the Southern Arizona Hate Crimes Task force is to serve as a bridge between law enforcement and community groups that historically may have been reluctant to report when they were victimized ... read more