Advocates for #LGBT protections from #hatecrimes visit FBI in Harrison County

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The parents of a man killed in 1998 because of his sexuality believe more law enforcement agencies reporting to federal crime statistics will help reduce hate crimes against the LGBT community.

Judy Shepard speaks at the FBI complex in Harrison County with Dennis Shepard (L) and Albany County, Wyoming Sheriff David O’Malley (R)Representatives from the Matthew Shepard Foundation visited the FBI complex in Harrison County to discuss their work and how the Criminal Justice Information Services Division can help advance it.

Source: WV MetroNews – Advocates for LGBT protections from hate crimes visit FBI in Harrison County

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