What Is Hate Crime?

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Hate Crime

A crime that the victim or any other person perceives to be motivated by hostility or prejudice towards any aspect of a person’s identity. Police forces in England, Wales and Northern Ireland annually monitor five strands of Hate Crime:

Disability

Gender Identity

Race, Ethnicity or Nationality

Religion, Faith or Belief

Sexual Orientation

We support people affected by any form of Hate Crime – if you are targeted because of any aspect of your identity we are here to support you


Hate Incident

Any incident, which may or may not be a crime, that the victim or any other person perceives to be motivated by hostility or prejudice towards any aspect of a person’s identity.

We support people affected by any form of Hate Incident.

If you think it is, it is. Whatever they call you, call us.