What is a Hate Crime?
A hate crime is any criminal offence committed because of someone’s gender identity, sexuality, race, religion or disability.
It is classified as hate if you believe it is based on one of these characteristics.
Hate crimes can include physical assault, harassment, theft and damage to property.
If you think you have experienced a hate crime, you can report it here.
Whereever you are in Wales and England you can report hate crime through the Truvision website, or by calling 101.
CPS West Midlands Hate Crime Newsletter April 2020
CPS West Midlands Hate Crime Newsletter May 2020
I've been a victim of hate or have witnessed hate, what do I do?
As a Keele student, you can get help 24 hours a day from Stop Hate UK.
Stop Hate UK provides independent, confidential and accessible reporting and support for victims, witnesses and third parties.
Even if you are not sure whether what you have experienced is a hate incident or a hate crime you can talk to Stop Hate about it. It is up to you if you want to act further / report it to the police after talking to them about your options.
Stop Hate can also talk to you about Challenge North Staffs, which is a local support service for people who want to report hate incidents and hate crime.
Report to Stop Hate Uk.