ProPublica: Anti-heterosexual hate crimes (Belleville, NJ)

Rahima Nasa filed this request with the belleville police department of Belleville, NJ.

It is a clone of this request.



From: Rahima Nasa

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Open Public Records Act ("OPRA"), I hereby request the following records:

Any and all incident reports (including descriptions of the crime) that have been marked or investigated as potential hate crimes motivated by anti-heterosexual bias since Jan. 1, 2010. I'm looking for the incident report of a bias related incident that took place on 10/09/2013.

This request is made as part of the Documenting Hate Project, a collaboration involving dozens of news organizations, led by ProPublica. Coverage from the project is compiled at

This request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 7 business days, as the statute requires.


Rahima Nasa

From: belleville police department

Attached please find the response to your OPRA request. Please note, the
Police Department of the Township of Belleville has redacted the names of
the suspects/victim because they are under age of 18.

Kelly A. Cavanagh,

Municipal Clerk

Township of Belleville