What you can do if you are affected by hate crime
A hate crime is when somebody is targeted because of their:
- sexual orientation
- transgender identity
Hate crimes can include:
- verbal abuse
- threats, intimidation and harassment
- physical abuse and assault
- inciting others to commit hate crimes
Hate crimes can also be committed against property. This can include:
- permanent or temporary damage to property such as your home or car, including fire damage
- graffiti and other written material such as notes, emails, text messages, or comments on websites
You can make a report if you have been a victim of hate crime.
You can also find help and support if you've been a victim of hate crime.
Tackling hate crime in Buckinghamshire
As a tier 2 organisation, we work with communities and organisations across the county to tackle hate crime and support victims.
Our goals are to:
- help victims of hate crime get support
- raise awareness of the support services that are available
- encourage people to report hate crime
Contact the community safety team
If you have a question about what you can do if you are affected by hate crime that is not answered on this page, contact the community safety team.