coronavirus

NYC Attacks Connected to Coronavirus Investigated as Hate Crimes

A 23-year-old woman and a 59-year-old man, both of Asian descent, were attacked in separate incidents, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the “despicable” incidents would be investigated, adding, “There is zero evidence that people of Asian descent bear any additional responsibility for the transmission of the coronavirus.”

elderly

Identifying the ‘Red Flags’ of Elder Abuse

A study last year found that one in 13 older adults in New York were victims of elder abuse. As the problem deepens with America’s aging population, The Crime Report reviews a 2008 study that helps health care professionals and relatives identify danger signs that an elderly individual has been the victim of abuse.

oakland PD

Do Oakland Police Violate Human Rights Law?

The Oakland Police Department’s failure to make arrests in the murders of African Americans, as well as to provide support to family members without discrimination is arguably a violation of international human rights law, according to a University of California-Berkeley Law report.