Hate Crime & Hate Incidents
What's on this Page?
- Hate Crime support
- What is hate crime
- How to report Hate Crime or Hate Incidents
- Hate Crime campaign
Download the above support poster here.
A Hate Crime – is any criminal offence, which is perceived by the victim or any other person as being motivated by prejudice or hate towards their race, religion, gender identity, disability or sexual orientation.
A Hate Incident is one which may or may not constitute a criminal offence, which is perceived by the victim or any other person as being motivated by prejudice or hate towards their race, religion, gender identity, disability or sexual orientation.
A hate crime or hate incident can include:
- Physical attacks.
- Disputes with your neighbours.
- People swearing at you or making abusive remarks.
- People doing things that frighten, intimidate or distress you.
- Bullying at school, college or place of work.
- Spitting or making insulting gestures.
We will treat all victims of hate crimes and hate incidents in a professional and sensitive manner. It is important that we receive reports of hate crimes and incidents as they not only affect the individual victim, but also impact on entire communities.
Hate Crime Campaign
Show your support to tackling Hate Crime by downloading and displaying the posters produced by Three Rivers Community Safety Partnership in your workplace and community.
- Tackling Homophobic and Transphobic Hate Crime - All Posters (pdf)
- Tackling Racial Hate Crime -PDF's (pdf)
- Tackling Disability Hate Crime- pdf.1 (pdf) pdf.2 (pdf) pdf.3 (pdf) pdf.4 (pdf) pdf.5 (pdf)
This film by Spectra tells their story, journey, history and timeline of services and what Spectra perceive the future challenges are and a chance to educate and inform on issues faced by the Trans community.
The key message was to show that within our diverse identities, everyone is valid, equal, no one is better than anyone else, that there is help and support.
Working with Director James Webber of The Springhead Film Company Spectra created a film treatment to create a visual showcase to promote the work of their free counselling and social group activity for people who identify as trans, non-binary and gender-questioning.
Watch the film below:
Community SafetyVictim Support