APPENDIX C

Offense Definitions relating to Hate/Bias Related Crime

Statistics as per the UCR Hate Crime Reporting Guidelines

Intimidation: To unlawfully place another person in reasonable fear of bodily harm through
the use of threatening words and/or other conduct, but without displaying a weapon or
subjecting the victim to actual physical attack.

Larceny: The unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the
possession or constructive possession of another.

Simple Assault: An unlawful physical attack by one person upon another where neither the
offender displays a weapon, nor the victim suffers obvious serve or aggravated bodily injury
involving apparent broken bones, loss of teeth, possible internal injury, sever laceration or loss
of consciousness.

Vandalism: To willfully or maliciously destroy, injure, disfigure, or deface any public or private
property, real or personal, without the consent of the owner or person having custody or
control by cutting, tearing, breaking, marking, painting, drawing, covering with filth, or any
other such means as may be specified by local law.