The reports sections include:
- an Executive Summary (with an introduction, highlights of findings, and summary of recommendations)
- Part 1. About the Report framing ways to assess the "Changing Epidemic of Violence", describing "Limitatons of This and Other Reporting Efforts"
- Part 2 covers Data, Trends and Analysis with a Section 1 on "Incidents" (Total Number, Murders, Assaults and Attempted Assaults, Harassment and Intimidation, Other Crimes and Offenses), Section 2. on "Offenders", Section 3. on Victims, and Section 4. on Police Response.
- Part 3 covers Recommendations
- Part 4 highlights Local Reports from AVP agencies in: Chicago, Colorado, Columbus, Houston, Los Angeles, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New York City, Providence, San Francisco, with additional reports on Connecticut, Cleveland, and Cincinnati.
- Two Supplements show 1. NCAVP’s standardized bias violence Case "Intake/Incident Tracking Form", and, 2. the "Comprehensive Data," the complete set of aggregate local and national data for the report
The 2000 report shows an increase in the number of offenders either known to or trusted by the victim. As AVP writes, "Offenders who were ex-lovers, partners or spouses increased 44%; relatives increased 25%; service providers 32%; acquaintances and friends 34%; and those who were employers or coworkers increased 13%."
The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) is a not-for-profit, voluntary network of 26 community-based victim service organizations that monitor and respond to bias-motivated and other forms of violence affecting LGTB communities. This is their seventh national report.