Step 3: Report it

There are various ways to report a hate incident in the UK: You can call into your local police station or report it over the phone. You may prefer doing it online or by calling into a local hate crime reporting centre. Alternatively, there’s Crime Stoppers UK.

You have the option to remain anonymous or give as much information as you wish. Whatever you do, please don’t underestimate the value of, and importance in, reporting hate incidents in the UK as reports help shape Government Policy & Investment. Read our FAQs on the issue here.



How can I report a Hate Incident?


– by phone –

Phone your local police station via their non-emergency number, 101

Phone Crime Stoppers UK for them to pass details on to the police – 0800 555 111


– in person –

Call into your local police station – find yours on Google Maps here

Call into your local Hate Crime Reporting Agency / Citizens Advice Bureau


– online –

Report a Hate Incident online here (directly to the police)

Report a Hate Incident online here (forwarded to the police via Crime Stoppers)


– by post –

Download a form here & post (or hand in) to your local police station


Please note: In the event that an attacker is still present, you’re seriously hurt or the general public could be in danger, it is advised that you call 999.