Chief Constable and Police and Crime Commissioner speak out about hate crime.

Leicestershire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Lord Bach, and the Chief Constable, Simon Cole, have spoken out to reassure all communities following reports elsewhere in the country of incidents of post-referendum hate crimes being committed. Police forces in other parts of the country are investigating reports of hate crimes which may be directly related to the vote to leave the European Union.


Both Willy Bach and Simon Cole have said that all hate crime, whatever its motivation, will not be tolerated and reports of any such crimes in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are treated extremely seriously.


Anyone who witnesses, or is a victim, of a hate crime should contact the Police on 101 or via True Vision: