Paddy Tipping, How the project meets objectives of the PCC
Cllr. Nicola Heaton Hate crime in the city
Ruth Hyde, SNB Hate Crime Champion The different picture and priorities in the country
ShamsherChohan & Chandran Owen Role of community organisations and priorities in the country
Community Organisations: • Have the trust of local communities • Provide a safe space for interaction • Are accessed for multiple services • Need support to help promote hate crime
Aims of project: • To increase the number of places where hate crime can be reported • To support improved reporting
Activities • Creation of a brand that is recognisable • Reporting training for 20 organisations • Production of a manual to support reporting
An user-Friendly Manual • Small • Easy to use • Avoid Jargon • Case studies • Contact points • Simplified reporting form • Written for voluntary groups
Contents of the manual • What is happening in Nottinghamshire • How you can be involved locally • Local response and local solutions
Training needs • On use of manual • On interviewing • On victim support • On identifying Hate crime • On dealing with emergent new forms of hate crime eg cyber bullying, Facebook etc
Collecting the information • WWW all the w’s • Who /What ………Victim • Where and when is it occurring • What is the impact • How are they doing it ? How often • Who are the Perpetrators/ Offenders • New technology…….phones.
Why Hate crime is taken to mean any crime where the perpetrator's prejudice against an identifiable group of people is a factor in determining who is victimised.
Hate crimes can include • Physical assault• Criminal damage to property, e.g. graffiti, arson, vandalism.• Intimidating or threatening behaviour including obscene calls or gestures.• Offensive literature such as letters, leaflets, posters• Cyber bullying such as abusive posts on Face Book• Verbal abuse, or insults including name calling or offensive 'jokes'
Multi Agency and Communities • Communities in control • Follow up support for victims and communities • Feedback • Ensuring that there is transparency and that agencies are sharing information to solve the problem
Chief Inspector Ted Antill& Nottingham City Council Head of CohesionDave Walker Hate Crime statistics and how it affects community cohesion