Table 13

PENNSYLVANIA
Hate Crime Incidents
per Bias Motivation and Quarter
by State and Agency, 2008
Agency type Agency name Number of incidents per bias motivation Number of incidents per quarter1 Population2
Race Religion Sexual
orientation
Ethnicity Disability 1st
quarter
2nd
quarter
3rd
quarter
4th
quarter
Total 43 14 6 5 0
Cities 33 10 5 4 0
Abington Township 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 53,937
Bensalem Township 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 58,400
East Pennsboro Township 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 19,890
Erie 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 103,881
Harrisburg 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 47,118
Hopewell Township 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 12,303
Jefferson Hills Borough 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9,644
Johnstown 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 23,172
Lower Swatara Township 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8,514
Middletown 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 8,823
Patton Township 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 13,258
Philadelphia 11 4 2 1 0 9 4 4 1 1,441,117
Pittsburgh 8 2 1 0 0 2 4 3 2 309,757
Reading 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 80,860
State College 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 54,065
Upper Saucon Township 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 14,888
West Hills Regional 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 10,667
York Area Regional 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 58,148
Universities and Colleges 2 2 0 0 0
Pennsylvania State University, University Park 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 43,252
West Chester University 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 13,219
State Police Agencies 8 2 1 0 0
State Police:
Bucks County 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Butler County 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Centre County 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Chester County 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Indiana County 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Lawrence County 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Mercer County 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Northampton County 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Pike County 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
York County 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Other Agencies 0 0 0 1 0
County Detective, Schuylkill County 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0

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