Hate crime


Racism is 'Any incident which is perceived to be racist by the victim or any other person. The incident does not have to be a crime for you to report it. The main types of incident are:

  • Assault - when someone is physically attacked
  • Damage - when property is damaged e.g. broken window
  • Abuse - when verbal abuse is given e.g. name calling
  • Harassment - continual nuisance however minor

These are just a few, racism can come in many more forms.

You can report hate crime online.

Help & advice

Northamptonshire Rights Equality Council - Northamptonshire Rights Equality Council provides a free service to those who want to complain of racial discrimination or needs advice. Tel. 01933 278000

Victim Support - www.victimsupport.org.uk
Email: kettering@vsnorthants.co.uk
National Victim Support Helpline - 0845 303090/001536 417119

Police - www.northants.police.uk
Tel: 101

Wellingborough Afro-Caribbean Association - 01933 222095
Hindu Association - 01933 274330
Wellingborough Mosque - 01933 275541
Community and Pupil Support (Education) - 01604 601817


More information

  1. Report hate crime
  2. Racism (you are here)
  3. Homophobia
  4. Disablism