Hate crime matters
Combating hate crime matters to the CPS and we're working to increase awareness and understanding of these serious offences. We ran a social media campaign called #HateCrimeMatters to help people understand what hate crime is, and what can be done about it.
We recognise that hate crime impacts not only the individual victim but also the wider community - but many victims and witnesses can find it difficult to report or even speak up about it. We're here to prosecute these offences and give victims a voice.
Anyone can be the victim of a hate crime. If you're targeted by someone who commits a hate crime, the CPS, along with our partners in the criminal justice system, will take action.