Hate crime

Hate crime

We recognise that hate crime and hate incidents cause significant harm to those that are affected, but largely go unreported.

The Safer Trafford Partnership and Trafford’s Community Cohesion Forum, working with a range of people from statutory, voluntary and community groups, are committed to changing this and ensuring that Trafford is an excellent example of best practice when it comes to tackling this issue.

What is a hate crime?

A hate crime is an act that is committed against any person or group that is motivated by a an individual or group offender's hostility and prejudice based upon:

  • Disability
  • Race, ethnic origin or nationality
  • Religion
  • Sexual orientation
  • Transgender (gender orientation)
  • Alternative lifestyle

Offences include things like name calling, verbal abuse, bullying , harassment, spitting, physical attacks, damage to property, graffiti, written notes, emails and text messages.

How to report a hate crime

For other methods of reporting Hate crimes and incidents see our Tackling Hate Crime information sheet.

Third party reporting centres

Hate crimes can also be reported at the following locations in Trafford to non-police staff trained to take your report confidentially:

Partington Library and Wellbeing Centre
Central Road, Partington, Manchester, M31 4FL

Autistic Society
1114 Chester Road, Stretford, Manchester, M32 0HL

1 Roebuck Lane, Sale, M33 7SY

Trafford Housing Trust
Sale Point, 126-150 Washway Road, Sale, M33 6AG

Artherton House
Talbot Road, Stretford, M16 0GS

Coppice Avenue, Sale, M33 4ND

Genie Network
229 Winchester Road, Stretford, M32 9QS

1 St Brides Way, Stretford, Manchester, M16 9NW

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