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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30 Promising Practices found

  • Law Enforcement Officer Programme on Combating Hate Crimes

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

    Publication date:
    21 Avril 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.

  • LGBT policies from the Department of Education, Culture and Science (Directorate of Gender Equality & Sexual Diversity)

    Publication date:
    20 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Netherlands
    Type:
    Reporting, Awareness raising, Capacity Building
    Category:
    Cooperation with civil society organisations

    Since 2007, there has been a concerted effort to introduce policies and laws that reduce discrimination against and promote the social acceptance of LGBT people in the Netherlands.

  • Local Hate Crime Training

    Lokale Opleiding Haatmisdrijven PITIP

    Publication date:
    19 Avril 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 Avril 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.

  • Network against Hatred

    Redes contra el Odio

    Publication date:
    20 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Spain
    Type:
    Reporting, Facilitating reporting, Awareness raising
    Category:
    Cooperation with civil society organisations, Cooperation with other authorities

    Network against hatred sought to bring together public administrations, prosecutors, security forces, civil society and the media in a coordinated response to combat hate crimes and discrimination suffered by LGBT people.

  • Obligation to prove bias motives and document the result in cases of violent crime

    Prüf- und Dokumentationspflicht von vorurteilsbasierten Tatmotiven bei Gewalttaten

    Publication date:
    19 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Germany
    Type:
    Reporting, Awareness raising
    Category:
    Recording forms, Reporting tools

    In cases of violent crime, German police officers are now duty bound to investigate whether there is evidence of a bias motive having prompted the offence.

  • Observatory for Security against Acts of Discrimination (OSCAD)

    Osservatorio per la Sicurezza Contro gli Atti Discriminatori (OSCAD)

    Publication date:
    20 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Italy
    Type:
    Reporting, Facilitating reporting, Awareness raising, Capacity Building
    Category:
    Awareness raising among potential victims, Building trust, Case file management, Cooperation with civil society organisations, Cooperation with other authorities, Reporting tools, Training

    OSCAD is a multi-agency body formed by the Italian national police and the carabinieri, housed within the Department of Public Security at the Ministry of the Interior that takes a holistic approach to tackling hate crime.

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

    Publication date:
    19 Avril 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.

  • Police, Power, Human Rights

    Polizei, Macht, Menschen, Rechte (PMMR)

    Publication date:
    21 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Austria
    Type:
    Reporting, Awareness raising, Capacity Building
    Category:
    Building trust, Cooperation with civil society organisations, Cooperation with other authorities, Training

    Police, Power, Human Rights – Polizei, Macht, Menschen, Rechte (PMMR) is an organisational development project that aims to embed human rights-based thinking and approaches into the Austrian police.

  • Prevention and detection of racism, xenophobia and related intolerance at school

    Prevención y detección del racismo, la xenophobia y otras formas de intolerancia en las aulas

    Publication date:
    20 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Spain
    Type:
    Reporting, Capacity Building
    Category:
    Cooperation with other authorities, Reporting tools

    The practice sought to increase awareness among education professionals on incidents motivated by intolerance and to equip them with the tools to combat it.