Hate crime

What is hate crime?

Hate crime is motivated by prejudice against a person because of their:

  • Ethnicity or race
  • Disability, including mental mealth and learning disabilities
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender identity
  • Religion or beliefs
  • Age, gender, marital, or pregnancy status

What can hate crime be?

  • A physical attack like hitting
  • Name calling or bad gestures
  • Threats, harassment, or intimidation
  • Damage to property
  • Nasty letters, emails, texts, phone calls, social media messages etc.

Stop Hate Crime

Bristol Hate Crime Services

Bristol Hate Crime Services is made up of these organisations:

  • SARI (Stand Against Racism and Inequality)
  • Brandon Trust (The learning disability charity)
  • LGBT Bristol (Working inclusively for LGBT equality)
  • Bristol Mind (For better mental health)

If you have been a victim of, or have witnessed a hate crime, please report it and make your community safer!

When a hate crime is reported to the main office at SARI, a worker from one of the organisations will be allocated to the case.

For advice, further information, or to make a referral, visit the Bristol Hate Crime Services website, or call free on 0800 171 2272.

In an emergency, please call the 999 and ask for the police.

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 Working together to deliver Bristol Hate Crime Services

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Freephone: 0800 171 2272

Email: sari@sariweb.org.uk

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