Numbers from CompStat show anti-Jewish hate crimes are up 27% compared to where they were in 2022.
From Jan. 1 through Oct. 28, 2023, the Los Angeles Police Department has registered 111 anti-Jewish hate crimes. This surpasses the 107 hate crimes that were reported in LA in the 2022 calendar year.
"Hate crimes have surged 40% with 49 hate crimes reported in that two-week period, versus 25 in the same period last year. That’s an increase of 14 additional hate crimes," LAPD Chief Michel Moore said during a Los Angeles Police Commission meeting last month.
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Moore added that anti-Islamic and anti-Arab hate crimes also increased. A report said LAPD data shows there have been nine anti-Arab hate crimes in the first 10 months of the year, as well as four anti-Muslim hate crimes.