Everyone in Norfolk deserves to feel cared for, respected and equal.
The Stop Hate in Norfolk Protocol is a resource for everyone who wants to help tackle hate and prejudice in Norfolk. It aims to create a common standard for tackling hate incidents in Norfolk and sets out how organisations can make it easier for people to report hate incidents. Staff and volunteers can also report incidents on behalf of victims or witnesses who may not be confident to report themselves.
Any organisation in Norfolk can adopt the Protocol.
We encourage anyone who has been victim of a hate incident or who has witnessed one to report it to the Police straightaway.
A hate incident is any incident which the victim, or anyone else, believes is based on someone’s prejudice towards them because of their:
Although physical violence, threats, verbal abuse, damage to property and graffiti are common, other forms of hate incidents are on the increase. For example:
You can report a hate incident any time to Norfolk Constabulary: