Have you been the victim or witness to Hate Crime and don’t know where to turn? Tell Us

Don’t Live in Fear – Report Hate Crime


Challege North Staffs is an organisation which aims to promote the reporting of Hate Crime in the North Staffordshire area.

Our mission is to “work towards the elimination of hate incidents in North Staffordshire to enable all members of the community to live in peace, free from fear and from hate, abuse or discrimination.”

Hate Crime is defined as any criminal offence committed against a person or their property that is motivated by hatred of someone because of their:

  • Race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality or national origin
  • Religion or belief
  • Gender or sexual identity
  • Sexual orientation
  • Disability (including disability due to mental health)
  • Age

Hate Crime can take many forms and can include physical attacks, damage to property, theft, offensive graffiti, threats, intimidation and bullying.

You can report an incident by completing the form available in our incident report section above, or you can contact us by texting Hate + your message to 07537414477 (standard message rate) or telephoning 0330 1111 999(standard local rates apply). You can also text or call us if you require information or advice.