ProPublica: Hate crimes data

Ken Schwencke filed this request with the High Point Police Department of High Point, NC.
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From: Ken Schwencke

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to North Carolina Public Records Law (G.S. §§ 132-1 through 132-10), I hereby request the following documents:

Any database or other records of hate crimes or crimes evidencing bias of race, color, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or disability reported to or investigated by your agency since Jan. 1, 2010, containing at least the following fields:

the incident number
date of the incident
whether the crime was against individuals or a business / property
number of victims
race or ethnicity of the victims
gender of the victims
the offense classification
the location of the incident
the bias motivation (anti-black, anti-muslim, etc)

I would like the records in a machine-readable, electronic format if possible. If the records are kept in another format, or kept individually, I would still like copies.

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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Ken Schwencke

From: JustFOIA Notification

Thank you for submitting a request for records.
Your request security key is
228603. ( Your request reference number is
PR-1140-2017. (
Please have this security key and reference number available when communicating with our staff regarding your request.
Note: This is an automated email notification. Please do not respond to this email.

From: Maria Smith (High Point, NC)

Dear Ken,
The public records request that you submitted on 8/10/2017 has been uploaded and is available for viewing in the Public Records Tracking portal.  To be able to track and view the information, you will need to click on the link to the Public Records Tracking portal above and input the reference number you received when you submitted the request, as well as the security key.  As a matter of convenience, this number and security key is located in the Subject line above. (
Please let us know if we can be of any further assistance.
Warm regards, Maria Smith Deputy City Clerk
CITY OF HIGH POINT Administration Office
211 S Hamilton, Room 320| High Point, NC 27260


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