Hate Crime

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Hate crimes are any crimes that are targeted at a person because of hostility or prejudice towards that person’s:

  • Disability.
  • Race or ethnicity.
  • Religion or belief.
  • Sexual orientation.
  • Transgender identity.

This can be committed against a person or property. A victim does not have to be a member of the group at which the hostility is targeted. In fact, anyone could be a victim of a hate crime.

For further information in relation to hate crime, please click here.

Local Community Safety Partnerships

For more information on the local initiatives in your area, please visit your local Community Safety Partnership by clicking on the links below.

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Key contact

Lancashire constabulary

To report a hate crime or incident that you may have directly experienced, witnessed or wish to report on behalf of someone else you may complete Lancashire Constabulary's online self reporting form

Visit the Lancashire Constabulary website

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Our research 'A Snapshot of Disability Hate Crime in Lancashire 2010'

Lancashire Communities United Against Hate