To report a hate crime to the police:
- In an emergency call 999, or in a non-emergency you can visit your nearest police station. Find your nearest police station.
- Report online at http://www.report-it.org.uk/home
- Report anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111
Third party reporting centres include:
- Stop Hate UK. 24 hour helpline: 0800 138 1652
- Tell MAMA for Islamophobic indicents
- CST for anti-semitic incidents
- Galop. LGBT-phobic incidents
If you don’t want to make an official report, you can submit your experience anonymously using iStreetWatch, a new platform for tracking racist and xenophobic harassment in public spaces.
Know your rights. What is a hate crime?:
- A hate crime is any crime that targets an individual because of their race, ethnicity, religion, gender or gender idenitity, sexual orienation, or disability. This includes, verbal abuse / name calling, physical abuse and violence, arson, property damage and graffiti.
- Stop Hate UK Fact Sheet.
- What to do if you’re worried about racism? Equality and Human Rights Commission
Our friends at Worrying Signs have a great list of resources for victims, including places where you can report incidents, and receive psychological support. (https://worryingsigns.com/helpful-resources/)