This page will give you information on how to report a hate crime, what happens when you do and some of the support that is available in Wales if you have been a victim of hate crime.
On this page we use the term ‘hate crime’ to describe anything that happens to you because someone dislikes who you are.
What is a hate crime?
A hate crime could be:
- Name calling
- Hitting and punching
- Being made fun of
- Being frightened by someone
- Having your things stolen or damaged
Hate crimes can happen because of your:
- Religion or belief
- Sexual orientation
- Gender Identity
- Disability - including learning disability, physical disability and mental health
How can I report a hate crime?
You can report a hate crime directly to the police by visiting your local station, calling 101 in a non-emergency or 999 in an emergency.
You can find contact details for your local policing teams here:
If you want to make a report online, you can use the True Vision online reporting form, which will be delivered to your local Police Service.
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You can also report a hate crime that has happened to someone else, for example a friend or family member, or something that you have seen online or on social media.