Lowell Smith, assistant professor in La Sierra’s criminal justice program, continues to share his expertise about white supremacist gangs and extremists with media nationwide. Smith spent 15 years supervising the probation of persons associated with these groups, and he continues to monitor websites and social media related to the groups. Check out these links for recent stories:
A Cal State San Bernardino study shows hate crimes are trending upward for the fifth consecutive year at a time when overall crime is down.
Hate groups are using softer sounding messages, and don’t present like skinheads with swastikas. But experts say it’s the “same people, same ideology.”
Rise Above Movement: What extremism experts are saying about these white supremacists in Southern California
Federal officials arrested four men from a Southern California-based white supremacist group alleging that they traveled to Charlottesville, Va. last year to incite a riot.
About a week after students turned up in Snapchat photos last month giving the sieg heil salute to red Solo cups arranged in the shape of a swastika, white supremacist propaganda turned up on the…