Jenny will be….
• Supporting individuals who experience discrimination
• Providing advice and assistance to the public and community organisations to identify, challenge and report Hate Crimes & Incidents
• Raising awareness of the right not to experience discrimination
• Networking with Reporting agencies, for example, Police, Local Authority and Education services, to best manage cases
Definition of a Hate Crime
A criminal offence which is perceived by the victim or any other person, to be motivated by hatred of a personal characteristic or perceived characteristic.
Legislation allows prosecutors to apply for an uplift in sentences for those convicted of Hate Crime
A Hate Incident is any non-crime, (a criminal offense, which a person cannot be prosecuted), which is perceived by the victim or any other person to be motivated by hatred of a personal characteristic or perceived characteristic