Bradford College is a proud member of the Bradford Hate Crime Alliance. The purpose of BHCA is to work jointly with strategic and operational partners to eliminate hate crime within Bradford Metropolitan District Council area.
What is a Hate Crime?
A hate crime is any unwanted behaviour directed at an individual because of a protected Characteristic, for example disability, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity. Hate crimes can include name calling, threatening behaviour or language, assault, robbery, damage to property, harassment or inciting others to commit hate crimes. Hate crimes hurt; they can be confusing and frightening. By reporting them when they happen to you, you may be able to prevent these incidents from happening to someone else. You will also help the police understand the extent of hate crime in your local area so they can better respond to it.
Reporting a Hate Crime
If you feel you are a victim of any hate incident there are a number of ways to do this:
- File a report via the West Yorkshire Police online form: https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/report-it/hate-crime-reporting-form
- Call the police on 101 (or 999 only if the situation requires an urgent response)
- Report a hate crime to the Bradford Hate Crime Alliance: https://bradfordhatecrimealliance.com/report-a-crime.htm
- You can also report hate crime at any of the reporting centres across the city: https://bradfordhatecrimealliance.com/hate-crime-reporting-centres.htm
- You an report a hate crime to the College by contacting the Safeguarding and Wellbeing Team: email@example.com or call 01274 088999 8.30-5pm weekdays