Hate Crime

A hate crime or incident is any incident that may or may not be a criminal offence which is perceived by the victim or any other person as being motivated by prejudice or hate.

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How to report Hate Crime:

If you have witnessed or experienced hate crime you can report it in a number of ways:

By phone

  • Call 101 or in an emergency dial 999.
  • For practical advice and support call 101 and ask to speak to your local hate crime team.
  • Call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

In person

  • Visit your local police station. Click here to see where your nearest police station is.
  • You can call into a third party reporting centre (i.e Registered Social Landlords offices).
  • If you prefer the pictorial version of how to deal with Hate Crime and make a report, or you are looking after a person who would benefit from having this version please click here.

Report online

  • Click here to report hate crime to via 'Stop Hate Uk.
  • Click here to report hate crime to Crimestoppers online.
  • If you live in certain areas of Merseyside, your local authority may pay into a reporting system called Stop hate UK. They can be contacted on 0800 138 1625 or via the Internet on StopHateUK.org