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 -PDF's (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)
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