Senseless Violence: A Survey of Hate Crimes and Violence against the Homeless in 2012 documents the known cases of violence against homeless individuals in 2012. The report includes descriptions of the cases as well as recommendations to help prevent violence against homeless individuals.
The National Coalition for the Homeless has been tracking hate crimes
against homeless individuals since 1999. This year’s report only shows
a slight improvement in the number of lethal attacks. In 2012 alone,
of the 88 attacks, 18 resulted in deaths.
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