Challenge it, Report it, Stop it are the three objectives set out in the Safer Leeds Hate Crime strategy.
The Safer Leeds partnership wants to encourage reporting at the earliest opportunity and to prevent hate incidents from escalating into hate crimes. Whilst we aim to see an increase in the number of incidents recorded, we are also working to drive down the number of hate crimes occurring.
On 11th June, Safer Leeds launches the new strategy to tackle hate crime in our community. We need your support. Look out for events in your area and help to stop hate. Follow us on Twitter @SaferLeeds; #leedschallengeshate Sign up to the Hate Crime Charter. See the full strategy in the Documents
section.Staff in a Leeds school or children’s setting can report a hate incident using the Children’s Settings form and guidance within the documents section
. Our aim to use restorative approaches to educate and involve young people in understanding how behaviours, words and actions impact on other people. This document replaces the RH1 form for race hate incidents.
What is a hate incident?
Any behaviour that you feel is motivated by prejudice can be hate incidents. This can include name calling, mocking, bullying, intimidation and threats. A hate incident is any behaviour which is perceived by the victim or any other person to be motivated by a hostility or prejudice based upon:
- Race or Ethnicity
- Religion or Faith
- Sexual Orientation
- Gender Identity
West Yorkshire Police on 101
Stop Hate UK, freephone - 24 hour helpline 0800 1381625
Visit any Hate Incident Reporting Centre. See Documents for the full list of reporting centres in your area.