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Hate Crime (5702/17)


How many hate crimes have been reported in the last five financial years (2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17)? Please can you break this down more specifically by type of hate crime if possible.

• Please can you provide detail what action was taken with these reported hate crimes. How many of the cases s reported in the last five years resulted in a) a charge, b) a summons, c) caution, d) restorative justice or e) no action taken?

Please let me know if you require any clarity on any of the above or if you need me to limit the years I am requesting in order for you to complete this request.



Please find attached our response.

Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.

The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.
If you decide to write an article / use the enclosed data we would ask you to take into consideration the factors highlighted in this document so as to not mislead members of the public or official bodies, or misrepresent the relevance of the whole or any part of this disclosed material.