Fargo police to report hate crimes to city commissioners

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FARGO, N.D. (AP) — City commissioners in Fargo have directed the police department to present them with hate crime findings.

Police Chief Dave Zibolski says the reports will help determine whether the city’s ordinance on hate crimes is effective.

The chief says 11 cases were investigated as potential hate crimes this year, “but through the course of the investigation, none of those could be shown to be hate crime-related in terms of the ability to prosecute them.

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