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

  • Racist Violence Recording Network

    Δικτυο Καταγραφησ Περιστατικων Ρατσιστικης Βιας

    Publication date:
    20 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Greece
    Type:
    Reporting, Facilitating reporting
    Category:
    Cooperation with civil society organisations

    The Racist Violence Recording Network primarily focuses on monitoring and recording of racist attacks against refugees and migrants in Greece.

  • Round Table: Action and Consultative Network on the Prevention of antisemitism

    Ronde Tafel netwerk ter preventie van antisemitisme

    Publication date:
    21 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Netherlands
    Type:
    Recording, Capacity Building
    Category:
    Data sharing agreements

    The network consists of a broad collective of societal actors who work to prevent and tackle discrimination of members of the Jewish community.

  • Rules of Procedure in hate crime cases

    Protokol o postupanju u slučaju zločina iz mržnje

    Publication date:
    20 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Croatia
    Type:
    Reporting, Capacity Building
    Category:

    The Rules of Procedure outline the process that police should follow when reporting hate crime incidents.

  • Specialised unit within the police and its multi-agency partnerships (cooperation with NGOs and authorities)

    Publication date:
    20 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Hungary
    Type:
    Reporting, Capacity Building
    Category:
    Cooperation with civil society organisations, Cooperation with other authorities

    In 2012, a specialised unit was set up by the Hungarian National Police Headquarters to tackle hate crime.

  • Suspected hate crime reported to the police in Finland each year

    Poliisin tietoon tullut viharikollisuus Suomessa

    Publication date:
    21 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Finland
    Type:
    Recording, Recording incidents
    Category:
    Recording forms

    Every year, researchers investigate reports from Finland’s national police database to identify suspected hate crimes.

  • The Hate Crimes Monitoring Working Group

    Radna skupina za praćenje zločina iz mržnje

    Publication date:
    20 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Croatia
    Type:
    Recording, Recording incidents
    Category:
    Cooperation with civil society organisations, Data sharing agreements

    The Hate Crimes Monitoring Working Group primarily focuses on hate crime data collection, and related laws and processes.

  • Training of police in the identification and handling of hate crimes

    Publication date:
    20 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Denmark
    Type:
    Reporting, Capacity Building
    Category:
    Training

    Training is designed to improve the knowledge and capacity of Danish police in the identification and handling of hate crime cases.

  • Training to identify and record racist incidents (Project FIRIR)

    Formación para la identificación y registro de incidentes racistas (FIRIR)

    Publication date:
    20 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Spain
    Type:
    Recording, Recording incidents
    Category:
    Guidance on recording, Training

    This project aims to provide training to security forces to increase the investigation of hate crime incidents, as well as the recording of hate crimes, and any subsequent prosecution of perpetrators and compensation to victims.

  • True Vision - the police owned web resource for hate crime

    Publication date:
    19 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Type:
    Reporting, Facilitating reporting
    Category:
    Reporting tools

    The True Vision website provides a library of resources on hate crime, whilst also offering a secure online reporting facility for registering incidents (including anonymously).

  • Working Group on Combating Hate Crimes

    Zespół ds. przeciwdziałania przestępstwom z nienawiści

    Publication date:
    21 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Poland
    Type:
    Reporting, Facilitating reporting
    Category:
    Cooperation with civil society organisations, Cooperation with other authorities

    The Working Group provides a forum for minority groups and NGOs to liaise with public authorities on various hate crime issues and to discuss ways of combating hate crime.