November 23, 2021
The motion was introduced by Councilwoman Nithya Raman, who said before the vote that although the Los Angeles Police Department records hate crimes and hate incidents, comparison data from nonprofit organizations show a huge gap in reporting.
``This means that the numbers from LAPD are likely a drastic undercount, and that prevents us from making better policy, that prevents us
from making resources available that can actually target hate crimes,'' Raman added.
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