Sandwell Together Against Hate Crime
What is hate incident?
A hate incident is any incident that is perceived by the victim or other person as being motivated by prejudice or hate based on one or more of the personal characteristics:
- Gender Identity
- Sexual Identity
What types of behaviour can be considered hate?
Various types of behaviour and incidents can be hate and come in many different forms; it may not always be obvious that an incident is based on hate.
Examples include: property damage, hate mail, verbal abuse, vandalism, homophobia, graffiti, online abuse, physical abuse, threats, intimidation, bullying, harassment, malicious complaints, exclusion and more.
Are you aware Rights & Equality Sandwell is one of main Hate Crime report centres in Sandwell?
Sandwell Council, West Midlands Police, Victim Support and Rights & Equality Sandwell amongst other community organisations are working together to respond and deal with reports of hate in Sandwell.
We want to support victims/witnesses of hate.
If you see an incident that you think might be based on hate, even if you’re unsure about whether it is a hate incident or not, please contact us so it can be investigated.
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