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A hate crime is a crime which is motivated, in whole or in part, by hatred, bias, or prejudice, based upon the actual or perceived race, colour, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation of another individual or group.
You can use our reporting form by clicking the blue button above.
Or alternatively, you can report hate crime to the police through their True Vision website (or download the app), by clicking on the banner below.
Examples of hate crimes include assault or attempted assault with or without a weapon, sexual assault, rape, domestic violence, vandalism, harassment, sexual harassment, threats, intimidation, name calling, graffiti, phone harassment, text harassment and harassment through social networking sites.
Birmingham City Council is working closely with the Hate Crime Reduction Partnership to reduce all hate crimes and provide an appropriate response to victims. Alongside all the relevant agencies we actively encourage the reporting of hate crimes and incidents. This may include offences motivated by hostility, prejudice and hatred on the grounds of race, religion, faith or belief, disability, gender and sexuality.
Hate Crime is a criminal offence and should be reported to the police. If you have been a victim of, or a witness to a hate crime or if there is an immediate threat to you or your family contact the police on 999 or 112 (mobile).
Your report will be treated in the strictest confidence.