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Discriminatory Abuse.

Definition: may include racist or sexist remarks or comments based on a person's impairment, disability, age or illness, and other forms of harassment, slurs or similar treatment.


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The Strategic Hate Crime Prevention Partnership has developed a strategy for tackling hate crime across Essex between 2018 and 2021.  This strategy and accompanying action plan will address how services respond to hate crime within Essex and will be monitored by the Strategic Hate Crime Prevention Partnership, under of the governance of Safer Essex…read more

To view the new strategy, please click on the image below. 





 Always call 999 if immediate risk

How to get help: 

Essex Police take prejudice-based crime seriously and want all incidents to be reported. It is important to let them know about hate crime to give them a chance to investigate and prosecute offenders and to ensure that you and the wider community are protected.

Call 101 to report all non-urgent cases. If you or anyone else is in immediate danger call 999 or 112.

You can visit the Hate Crime page on the Essex Police Website by clicking the image below. 


If you experience Hate crime:

  • As soon as you can, go somewhere you know is safe and get help,
  • In an emergency call 999. Otherwise call the police on 101,
  • Tell the police what has happened and why you think it is a hate crime,
  • If you do not have the confidence to talk to the police you can report it via Hate Incident Reporting Centres (HIRCs), report on-line at or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.







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