Broxtowe Signs Hate Crime Pledge

Broxtowe Signs Hate Crime Pledge

16/10/2019 - Broxtowe Borough Council has signed a new Hate Crime Pledge to mark Hate Crime Awareness Week.

Simon Riley, The Mayor and Ruth Hide signing the Hate Crime PledgeThe pledge was signed by Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe, Councillor Mick Brown alongside Chief Executive and Nottinghamshire Hate Crime Champion, Ruth Hyde OBE and Broxtowe Neighbourhood Police Inspector, Inspector Simon Riley as part of the Council’s commitment to tackling hate crime.

“Everyone in Broxtowe has the right to be treated with respect. Signing this pledge is a symbol of how seriously the Council takes Hate Crime in all its forms and the impact it can have on victims and the community. In Broxtowe Borough Hate Crime will not be tolerated,” said the Mayor.

As part of the week, the Council is reminding local people how they can report a hate crime.

It is not OK to be harassed because:

  • Of your sexual orientation
  • Of your race
  • Of your religion
  • You are transgender
  • You are disabled
  • Of your gender

If you think you have been the victim of a hate crime, please report it via 101 or online via True Vision at www.report-it.org.uk. In an emergency always call the Police on 999.

Find out more about Hate Crime and view the Nottinghamshire Hate Crime Pledge.


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