Hate crime is any incident perceived to have been committed against any person or property on the grounds of a particular person’s ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, political opinion or disability.
The police are working hard to tackle hate crime throughout Northern Ireland but our success will mostly depend on you. We need you to recognise when a hate crime occurs and report it to us.
Choose one of the topics below to find out more information on specific hate crimes and how the police can help.
Hate Crime is unacceptable. Nobody deserves it! To stop it, report it.
Your safety is our main concern so you can contact us in a variety of ways. You can call the police on 0845 600 8000 or your local police station for more information. Our specially trained Hate and Signal Crime Officers are there to help.
Always dial 999 if you are in immediate danger!
You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.