Hate crime reporting increases in Derbyshire
0 Have your say The number of people reporting incidents of hate crime in Derbyshire has risen.
According to the latest figures, 509 people reported offences of this nature between August 2015 and August 2016 compared to 421 between August 2014 and August 2015 – a rise of 20 per cent.
In the most recent period, race was the most common motivation behind the hate crimes reported to police.
Derbyshire police recognises, records and monitors hate crime. Hate crime is defined as any incident which constitutes a criminal offence, perceived by the victim or another person as being motivated by... read more