The 4 Welsh Police Forces are committed to preventing and tackling hate crime, but can only do this with your help.
If you have experienced a hate crime, please tell someone.
The Welsh Government have also made a commitment to support victims of hate crime, raise awareness within communities of the effects of hate crime and work with criminal justice agencies to make sure hate crimes are dealt with effectively. You can read more about how they are helping to do this in their Framework for Action.
The All Wales Hate Crime Research Project ran between 2010 and 2013 and investigated the nature and impact of hate crime in Wales. You can read about the project’s findings, and read about people’s experiences of hate crime in Wales on the project website.
The Hate Crime Criminal Justice Board Cymru is a partnership of statutory and voluntary agencies established to make sure that Criminal Justice agencies (CPS, Probation, Police) are working together to make sure hate crimes are dealt with effectively and properly. To learn more about the work of the Board please contact Nathan Cook
The Crown Prosecution Service is responsible for ensuring hate crimes are recognised in Court and for prosecuting them properly. You can read more about the guidance they give around prosecuting hate crimes in the Legal Guidance section of their website.