Hate crime | Sevenoaks District Council

Hate crime

Hate crime is any incident which the victim, or anyone else, thinks is based on someone’s prejudice towards them because of their race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or because they are transgender.

How to report hate crime

Report hate crime to Kent Police

Other help

Charities, groups and organisations can offer support, advice and ways to report the incident without having to talk directly to the police.

  • Crimestoppers - a national charity with a free helpline for reporting crime anonymously
  • Tell MAMA - a national project supporting victims of anti-Muslim hate and monitoring anti-Muslim incidents
  • Community Security Trust (CST) - a charity protecting British Jews from antisemitism and related threats
  • Galop - a national charity providing advice and support to members of the LGBT community
  • True Vision - a scheme owned by the National Police Chiefs' Council providing hate crime advice and online reporting.