Joint Review of Disability Hate Crime

Written by HMCPSI, HMIC, HMI PROBATIONDate 01 Mar 2013

Livinginadiffworld_contentThis joint review considers how the police, Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and probation trusts deal with disability hate crime. It considers the policies/procedures and actions of the three agencies, as well as social attitudes and barriers that exist in relation to disabled people more generally.

The key findings relate to:

  • Identification and reporting of disability hate crime
  • The police investigation and prosecution process
  • At court and post-conviction
  • Training and leadership