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CVI Talks: Hate Crimes

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We sat down with Dr. Brendan Lantz (Director of Hate Crime Research at Florida State University) and Ms. Jeanine Bias (Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Sam Houston State University) to talk about Hate Crimes.

Highlighted Research

Police Response to Family Violence

The Effect of Mandatory Training on Case Processing Using Redacted Case Notes

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