Crimes committed against someone because of their disability, gender-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’re reporting a crime that’s in progress or if someone is in immediate danger.
If the crime isn’t an emergency, call 101 or contact your local police.