Last week, an FBI agent based in California and specializing in Civil Rights crimes took part in a public forum held at Anchorage’s Fairview Recreation Center. For an hour, Supervisory Agent Peter Kaupp told the packed room what constitutes a federal hate crime and what does not. Kaupp says the biggest, public misconception over hate crimes involves definition.
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Len Anderson, KSKA – Anchorage