Crimes committed against someone because of their disability, transgender-identity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation are hate crimes and should be reported to the police.
Hate crimes can include:
- threatening behaviour
- damage to property
- inciting others to commit hate crimes
You can report hate crime online.
Call 999 if you are reporting a crime that is in progress or if someone is in immediate danger.
If the crime is not an emergency, call 101 or contact your local police.
Find out what support you can get if you are the victim of crime.
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