How Common Are Hate Crimes? It’s Another National Data Gap By Crime and Justice News | December 29, 2016 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Crime Statistics Subscribe to Crime Statistics How many hate crimes have been committed since the election? The short answer, says the New York Times, is we don’t know. National data on hate crime is scarce. The F.B.I. releases Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!