Attorney General Dana Nessel Launches Hate Crime Unit
Attorney General Dana Nessel has officially launched a new Hate Crimes Unit within the Criminal Division of her department.
Assistant Attorney General Sunita Doddamani has been tasked as lead prosecutor in the unit and Special Agent David Dwyre has been has also been named lead investigator.
According to Nessel, when a criminal offense is committed against a person or property and it is motivated by a bias against a particular group, her office will act.
She says her office intends to work with both federal and local authorities to ensure these crimes are thoroughly investigated and prosecuted.
If you are a victim of a hate crime or have credible information about a hate crime, Nessel urges you to call 313-456-0180.
The Attorney General says her office will follow-up on every credible tip and will launch independent investigations when sufficient cause exists.