A hate incident is anything that is perceived by the victim or any other person who sees or hears it, as being motivated by prejudice or hatred.
It may or may not be a crime and can be anything from name calling, physical attack, vandalism or theft which is motivated by prejudice, hostility or hatred towards that person’s:
- race or ethnicity
- religion or belief
- sexual orientation
- transgender identity
You can report a hate crime online on the Norfolk Police website.
Hate crime is something we are committed to stopping. We work closely with the Police and other partners to ensure you are able to get support and report incidents that have happened to you, or that you have witnessed.