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  • ‘Saviors of the white race’: Perpetrators of hate crimes see themselves as heroes, researchers say

    The Washington Post - 11/01/2018

    There are four commonly cited types of hate crimes, conceived by Northeastern University researchers in 2002 and now used by the National Institute of Justice and taught at the FBI Academy… To create the typology, the Northeastern researchers first analyzed 169 hate crimes that had been reported to Boston police in 1991 and 1992. A later study, published in 2002, found that one-fourth of the crimes were defensive and two-thirds were thrill-seeking in type.

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