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Bias Incident

A bias incident is an action that is motivated by bigotry and bias regarding a person’s real or perceived race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, or gender status.

A hate crime is a criminal act, including physical assault or vandalism, in which the victim is a target because of his/her real or perceived race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, or gender.

If you have been a victim of, or witness to a bias incident, please report the crime
immediately by calling College Police.

  • Warwick: 401-825-2109
  • Lincoln: 401-333-7035
  • Providence: 401-455-6050
  • Newport: 401-851-1620

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Last Updated: 8/22/13