York Regional Police

Hate Crimes Unit

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Description York Regional Police Hate Crimes Unit coordinates the 21-member York Regional Police Hate Crime Investigation Team of specially trained hate crime investigators at each District Headquarters across the region * part of York Regional Police Diversity Equity and Inclusion Bureau
Special Description What is a Hate/Bias Crime? 
A criminal offence committed against a person or property motivated by the suspects' hate/bias or prejudice against an identifiable group or person based upon race, national or ethnic origin, language, colour, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation or other similar factor. 
What is Hate Propaganda? 
Hate propaganda is an offence in which genocide is advocated, or the hate of an identifiable group is publicly communicated. An identifiable group is defined by race, colour, religion or ethnicity. 
When should I report a Hate/Biased Crime? 
When you feel threatened, have been assaulted or harassed  
When your property has been damaged  
When you have witnessed a Hate/Biased Crime  
You feel victimized based upon the suspect's hate/bias
Dates January-December
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Languages English
Fees None
Location, Telephone & Internet
Social Media YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=EuKnw0o0O4s
Location Newmarket
Areas Served York Region
Address & Map 47 Don Hillock Dr
Aurora, ON L4G 0S7
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Major Intersection Leslie St / Wellington Ave E
TTY 1-800-668-0398
Toll Free Phone 1-866-876-5423 ext. 6028
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
E-Mail hatecrime@yrp.ca
Website www.yrp.ca/en/about/diversity-equity-and-inclusion.asp
Search Category
Settlement Headings Police
Subjects Age groups ; Crime victims ; Crime witnesses ; Immigrants ; Police ; Race relations ; Religions ; Sexual offences ; Sexual preferences
Other Details
Funding Regional / Municipal


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