Fall in number of hate crimes

Daily Echo: Fall in number of hate crimes Fall in number of hate crimes

THERE has been a sharp fall in the number of hate crimes being reported to Hampshire police.

New figures show recorded crime against people based on their |race, faith or sexual orientation fell in 2011. Disability and transgender-related crime was also down.

A total of 796 were recorded in 2010, down from 1,192 the previous year. This reflected a fall nationally, form 48,127 to 44,519.


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