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The Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) and the Crown Prosecution Service have a nationally agreed definition of Hate Crime

Any criminal offence which is perceived, by the victim or any other person, to be motivated by a hostility or prejudice based on a person's disability or perceived disability.

Disability Hate Crime

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CPS Disability Hate Crime Action Plan

Description

The CPS Disability Hate Crime Action Plan, published in October 2014, focuses on improving the handling of Disability Hate Crime cases.

Additional Notes

Available as Adobe Acrobat PDF
Disability Hate Crime Action Plan - English
Troseddau Casineb Anabledd - Cynllun Gweithredu'r CPS

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Leaflet introducing the CPS policy for prosecuting cases of disability hate crime

Description

This leaflet introduces the CPS policy for prosecuting cases of disability hate crime.

Additional Notes

Available as Adobe Acrobat PDF
Leaflet introducing the CPS policy for prosecuting cases of disability hate crime - English
Leaflet introducing the CPS policy for prosecuting cases of disability hate crime - Welsh

Title

Leaflet introducing the CPS policy for prosecuting cases of disability hate crime - easy read version

Description

This easy read leaflet introduces the CPS policy for prosecuting cases of disability hate crime.

Additional Notes

Available as Adobe Acrobat PDF
Leaflet introducing the CPS policy for prosecuting cases of disability hate crime - easy read version - English

Title

Policy for prosecuting cases of disability hate crime - easy read versions

Description

Easy read versions of the policy statement are also available.

Additional Notes

Available as Adobe Acrobat PDF and Microsoft Word
Policy for prosecuting cases of disability hate crime - easy read version - English PDF
Policy for prosecuting cases of disability hate crime - easy read version - English Word
Policy for prosecuting cases of disability hate crime - easy read version - Welsh Word

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Guidance on prosecuting cases of disability hate crime

Description

This guidance provides information on prosecuting cases of disability hate crime.

Additional Notes

Available on the CPS website
Guidance on prosecuting cases of disability hate crime

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Schools project - disability hate crime

Description

This set of resources can be used by teachers to explore the issue of Disability Hate Crime. It features four scenarios based on the life experiences of several disabled people, discussions with disabled people themselves about being the victims of disability hate crime and the impact that it had and continues to have on their lives.

The presentation is available in a standard format, and also in signed and subtitled versions.

A teachers' lesson plan and guide is also available in PDF format.

Additional Notes

Available on the CPS website
Schools project - disability hate crime