Broxtowe Borough Council, the Police and the Council for Equality and Human Rights are working closely together to reduce hate crime and provide support to victims.
What support is available to the victims of hate crime?
You can ask the organisation you report the crime or incident for support. This will usually be provided through Victim Support. You can contact this organisation directly.
Why report a hate crime or incident?
The information you provide is valuable as it helps us to identify areas and patterns of concern, it helps organisations to build a picture of what is happening and the extent of the problem.
What is a hate incident?
"Any incident, which may or may not constitute a criminal offence, which is perceived by the victim or any other person, as being motivated by prejudice or hate." (Nottinghamshire Police)
What is a hate crime?
"Any hate incident, which constitutes a criminal offence, perceived by the victim or any other person, as being motivated by prejudice or hate." (Nottinghamshire Police)
How to report a hate incident or crime
You can report a hate crime through the organisations listed below:
- Broxtowe Borough Council - by either telephone through the communities contact number or by using the link on the right to the council's on-line reporting form.
- Nottinghamshire Police - telephone the contact number on the right side.
Stop Hate UK - It is a 24 hours third party reporting line for witnesses and victims of hate crime. This reporting service is independent of the police and will not pass information to them, unless the caller wishes for this to be done on their behalf.
Broxtowe's Vision for Hate Crime Incidents
- Our vision recognises that hate incidents and hate crimes are always serious and can sometimes be life-threatening. They affect victims, families and the communities they live and work in.
- To make Broxtowe a safer place to live, work and visit; and
- We will not tolerate hate incidents and hate crimes, and, we will work together to reduce risk and improve services to victims.
Page Last Updated: 09/08/2012