Police Scotland defines Hate Crime as “any crime which is perceived by the victim or any other person as being motivated (wholly or partly) by malice and ill-will towards a social group”.

If you experience or witness a Hate Crime, whether it’s a crime or not and no matter how trivial or unimportant you may think it is, your complaint will be recorded and taken seriously when reported to the police.

To find out more about Hate Crime and how you can report it please click here.