Law Enforcement Partnerships

Hate Crimes Training

Hate Crimes Training

For more than three decades, ADL has provided critical information, resources and training to equip law enforcement to address hate-based criminal activity. 

Hate Crimes Trainings Provide Law Enforcement With:

  • Powerful tools to identify, investigate and successfully prosecute hate crimes.
  • Deeper understanding of the unique nature and community impact of hate crimes.
  • Trust-building techniques. for working with victims and communities affected by hate crimes.
  • Instruction on the legal and constitutional framework in which hate crime laws operate.

“I think the greatest value to what [ADL does] is the training that they provide. They make law enforcement a lot smarter about fighting hate crimes and fighting hate groups than we would otherwise be.” – J. Thomas Manger, Former President, Major Chies Chiefs Association  Share via Twitter Share via Facebook

Trainings are:

  • Led by ADL trainers with experience and expertise in fighting hate and hate crime, and in community-based incident response.
  • Interactive and engaging, featuring case studies and scenarios reflecting modern challenges.
  • Able to be tailored to meet the needs of each agency.

ADL is the Country’s Leading NGO in the Fight Against Hate Crimes:

  • For over a decade, we lead the broad coalition that helped secure the enactment of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act (HCPA) in 2009.
  • As part of our #50StatesAgainstHate campaign aimed at advancing the goal of all fifty states having comprehensive hate crimes laws, forty-five states and the District of Columbia have laws based on or similar to the ADL model legislation.

ADL’s unique knowledge establishes it as law enforcement’s leading partner in combating hate crimes. Agencies turn to ADL because of the depth of its expertise, its invaluable insights into the needs of diverse communities and the high quality of its training. 

Through a network of 25 Regional Offices, ADL is on the ground, ready to provide ongoing assistance and support in combating hate crimes and connecting law enforcement with the communities they serve.

Law Enforcement Partnerships