Hate Crimes Unit
|Record #: AUR0810||Last Modified: 23 Jun 2017||Last Full Update: 23 Jun 2017|
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|Description & Services|
|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
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
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|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|
|Toll Free Phone||1-866-876-5423 ext. 6028|
|Subjects||Age groups ; Crime victims ; Crime witnesses ; Immigrants ; Police ; Race relations ; Religions ; Sexual offences ; Sexual preferences|
|Funding||Regional / Municipal|