Compendium of practices for hate crime

This compendium collates practices for combating hate crime from across the EU. The practices have been compiled by the Working Party on Improving Reporting and Recording of Hate Crime in the EU. In the list below step-by-step descriptions of the practices are broken down by country and category. The aim of the compendium is to help policymakers and practitioners such as law enforcement officers understand what is being done elsewhere in the EU to combat hate crime, and which elements could be adapted for use in their own national contexts.  Read more >>

 

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16 Promising Practices found

  • Action Protocol for the security forces for hate crimes and behaviours breaching legal regulations on discrimination

    Protocolo de Actuación para las Fuerzas y Cuerpos de Seguridad para los Delitos de Odio y Conductas que Vulneran las Normas Legales sobre Discriminación

    Publication date:
    21 April 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Spain
    Type:
    Recording, Recording incidents, Awareness raising
    Category:
    Guidance on recording, Training, Victimisation surveys

    The protocol provides guidance for police officers on how to identify and treat hate crime incidents.

  • Creating an atmosphere of trust and confidence for the victims of hate crime

    Publication date:
    21 April 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Czechia
    Type:
    Reporting, Facilitating reporting, Awareness raising
    Category:
    Awareness raising among potential victims, Cooperation with civil society organisations, Reporting tools

    The practice aims to ensure that victims of hate crime are treated sensitively and receive appropriate support before, during and after criminal proceedings.

  • Facing Facts - make hate crimes visible

    Publication date:
    21 April 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Type:
    Reporting, Facilitating reporting, Awareness raising, Capacity Building
    Category:
    Cooperation with civil society organisations

    The initiative trains civil society organisations to record hate crime and helps them to build their advocacy capacity for influencing local and national agencies.

  • Hate Crimes Recording System

    System gromadzenia danych o przestępstwach z nienawiści

    Publication date:
    21 April 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Poland
    Type:
    Recording, Recording incidents
    Category:
    Data sharing agreements, Recording forms

    The system facilitates the collection of data on reported hate crime cases in Poland. The initiative also integrates meetings and training sessions that inform officers on various hate crime related topics.

  • Immigrants against hate crimes: how to effectively assert your rights project

    Projekt Imigranci wobec przestępstw z nienawiści: czyli jak skutecznie dochodzić swoich praw

    Publication date:
    20 April 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Poland
    Type:
    Reporting, Awareness raising
    Category:
    Awareness raising among potential victims, Cooperation with civil society organisations

    The project, consisting of an information campaign and a conference, aimed at informing migrant groups about various hate crime issues and at finding ways in which organisations could better cooperate to tackle hate crime.

  • Instruction (no. 2/2011) on Hate Crime

    RM 2/2011 Hadforbrydelser

    Publication date:
    20 April 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Denmark
    Type:
    Recording, Recording incidents, Capacity Building
    Category:
    Guidance on recording

    The Instruction (no. 2/2011) on Hate Crime provides guidelines for the police and prosecutors on how to handle hate crime cases.

  • Law Enforcement Officer Programme on Combating Hate Crimes

    Program zwalczania przestępstw na tle nienawiści dla funkcjonariuszy organów ochrony porządku publicznego

    Publication date:
    21 April 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Poland
    Type:
    Reporting, Capacity Building
    Category:
    Training

    This practice is a vocational training programme on counteracting and combating hate crime to teach police officers how to identify and investigate hate crime properly, react adequately and prevent it.

  • Local Hate Crime Training

    Lokale Opleiding Haatmisdrijven PITIP

    Publication date:
    19 April 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Belgium
    Type:
    Reporting, Awareness raising
    Category:
    Training

    The Antwerp Police Department raises awareness of hate crime among its frontline officers through training. This includes the use of a ‘hate crime checklist’ when reporting hate crimes locally.

  • MOPAC Hate Crime Dashboard

    Publication date:
    19 April 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Type:
    Reporting, Awareness raising
    Category:
    Building trust

    This practice builds community trust by providing transparency on levels of hate crime and the responses of criminal justice agencies.

  • Partnership between the police forces, the judiciary and the ILGA Portugal (LGBTI NGO) on training on hate crime

    Publication date:
    19 April 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Portugal
    Type:
    Recording, Recording incidents, Awareness raising, Capacity Building
    Category:
    Data sharing agreements, Training, Victimisation surveys

    This project provides specific training on LGBTI hate crime to all police forces, prosecutors, judges, civil servants at the Ministry of Justice and Internal Affairs, as well as lawyers, as they are part of the same judicial system where each one plays a specific role.