News in hate crime
Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, has welcomed her Youth Commission’s recommendations on how young people would like hate crime, serious violence and exploitation tackled in the future.
Youth volunteers working with the Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones have had the unique opportunity to take a walk through a police investigation into a Hate Crime and to become the jury in a mock trial for the case.
Over 730 young people have responded to the Youth Commission’s Big Conversation this year providing their views on the topics of Hate Crime, Serious Violence and Exploitation. In the latest quarter’s results (April – June), Hate Crime was selected most often as the top concern for young people in the policing area.
The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission has launched its Big Conversation 2020 asking young people for their views on topical crime and policing issues.
The Police and Crime Commissioner is urging businesses of any size to become hate crime aware during this year’s National Hate Crime Awareness Week.
Southampton’s Hate Crime Network and the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight have teamed up to make Southampton’s hate crime reporting app available to all Hampshire and Isle of Wight residents.
The Safer North Hampshire Partnership, Enterprise Rent-a-Car Ltd, and the Assistant Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton have launched the new ‘Business Crime Guide: Supporting employees affected by hate crime’.
The number of Third Party Reporting Centres (TPRCs) for hate crime in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight has risen from 3 to nearly 60 during the last 18 months, latest figures show.
Young people would rather report hate crime to a person than using an app, Youth Commission survey shows
A recent survey run by the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission finds that young people prefer to report a hate crime face to face rather than via a website or an app.
On Saturday 14 October, everyone is welcome to visit the law courts in Winchester, to go behind the scenes and find out what happens there. With fun for all the family, you can visit the cells and see inside a prison van, watch a mock trial, and even try on a judge’s robes and wig!