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Different criminal justice agencies capture different data. They cover crime rates, victim data, police performance, court proceedings and outcomes. The dashboard makes all of this data available on a single web page.


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Implementing the practice: step by step

The Mayor of London and the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime enabled the creation of a hate crime dashboard.

Decisions about data from the courts and Crown Prosecution Service are subject to those agencies' own governance arrangements. To create the dashboard required liaison with criminal justice agencies. They provided the data which was collated and re-formatted into the dashboard’s style for upload to the website of the Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC).

Evaluation of the practice

  • The dashboard process is a new development. There has been no evaluation yet.
  • It will only improve reporting as part of a range of measures to raise awareness. However, by publicising successful criminal justice outcomes, it will promote reporting.

Critical success factors

  • Some conventions emerged as to how data should be presented.

Elements transferable to other EU Member States

  • The development is only transferable to other regions or nations that collect hate crime data that includes crime rates, victim data and criminal justice outcomes.
  • The dashboard can demonstrate the value in collecting such data and making them public.

Key Facts

Start date: October 2015
End date: February 2016
Scope of the practice: Regional
Target group: General public
Beneficiaries: All communities can view hate crime rates and the response of the criminal justice agencies.
Key objectives: The Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime aimed at improving transparency on crime rates, and the response and performance of criminal justice agencies; it also sought to raise awareness of hate crime and boost confidence in reporting.

Legal basis of the practice

  • The practice is not based on a specific hate crime legal framework.

Designing bodies and partners consulted

  • Regional and national community organisations that support victims of hate crime; Galop; Community Security Trust; Tell MAMA; Campaign against anti-Semitism; Faith Forums for London; Inclusion London.

Implementing Bodies

  • Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC).

Further information

See Hate crime dashboard.