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Michigan had 44 reported hate crimes based sexual orientation in 2019 – here's where they happened

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Posted at 10:22 AM, May 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-11 15:59:47-04

(WXYZ) — There were 434 different hate crimes reported in Michigan in 2019, according to FBI crime statistics.

Of those 44 were based on sexual orientation, which equals about 10.4%.

In the U.S., according to FBI statistics, there were 1,395 hate crime offenses based on sexual orientation. 62.2% of those crimes were anti-gay, 24.5% where anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, 10.2% were anti-lesbian, 1.9% were anti-bisexual and 1.2% were anti-heterosexual.

The details per city and county and university are below.

Cities - 35

  • Capac - 1
  • Carrollton Township - 1
  • Detroit - 18
  • Eastpointe - 1
  • Ferndale - 1
  • Highland Park - 1
  • Jackson - 1
  • Lansing - 1
  • Milford - 1
  • Mt. Pleasant - 1
  • Muskegon Heights - 1
  • Rochester - 1
  • Roseville - 1
  • South Haven - 1
  • Southfield - 1
  • St. Johns - 1
  • St. Joseph - 1
  • Warren - 1

Universities and Colleges - 3

  • Eastern Michigan University - 1
  • University of Michigan Ann Arbor - 1
  • University of Michigan Flint - 1

Metropolitan Counties - 2

  • Jackson County - 1
  • Ottawa County - 1

Non-metropolitan Counties - 2

  • Barry County - 1
  • Isabella County - 1

State Police Agencies - 2

  • Ogemaw County - 1
  • Washtenaw County - 1