National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2018 – Plymouth Piazza 13th October
The message from Devon & Cornwall Police, for Plymouth’s 5th Hate Crime Awareness Week community event, is clear. If you are a you suffer from or are a victim of a hate crime, it doesn’t mean you have to accept it! The event takes place at the Piazza on Saturday 13th October from 10am – 3.30pm
There will be a wide range of stands providing information about the different types of hate crime and how to report it. In addition there will also be:
10.25am Dancing Performance from the students City College Plymouth.
10.30am Official opening of the event by Plymouth’s Lord Mayor, councillor Sam Davey.
12.30pm Romanian folk dancing.
2.15pm The Onward Dance Group
Throughout the day there will be stalls to explore pebble painting, a childrens quiz, paper crafts and bunting making. Join members of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s team and 25 partner agencies celebrating the launch of National Hate Crime Awareness Week.
What is a Hate Crime
A hate crime is any incident which constitutes a criminal offence and the victim or any other person believes it is motivated by prejudice or hate. It can be against an individual, or their property. The Police urge everyone to report any hate incidents they witness.
How to report Hate Crime
You can report a hate crime in different ways:
Report it to a third party. They report the incident to the police, with the victims consent. In Plymouth you can report a hate crime at one of the third party reporting centres