West Yorkshire Police

For non-emergencies dial 101 - In an emergency always dial 999

Hate Incident Reporting Centres (HIRCs)

Hate Incident Reporting Centres (HIRCs) offer anyone who has experienced or witnessed a hate crime / incident the opportunity to report it in an alternative location to a Police Station.  Most of the Centres are managed and updated by the five district Local Authorities within West Yorkshire or alternatively independent reporting services are available, such as Stop Hate UK, True Vision and Bradford Hate Crime Alliance.

Where are the Hate Incident Reporting Centres?

Hate Incident Reporting Centres are based at various community venues / organisations across West Yorkshire.  Please click below for details of HIRCs in your area:



Alternatively, if you wish to make a report through an independent reporting service, you can:


if you want to report a hate crime / incident directly to West Yorkshire Police, you can:


Is what I say confidential?

All information given is confidential and can be given anonymously, with no details entered on the form which could identify the person reporting.  The information given can be purely for information purposes only.


For Deaf / Deafblind / Hard of Hearing or Speech-Impaired

Use Text Relay: 18001 101

Mobile phone text: 07786 200 200


Last Updated and Checked April 2016

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