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Force claims response to appeal for non-crime hate incident reporting was 'manipulated'

South Yorkshire Police accused of undermining case for increased funding for police and threatening freedom of expression.

Chief Constable Stephen Watson

Chief Constable Stephen Watson

Date - 12th September 2018
By - Ian Weinfass - Police Oracle
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A chief constable has staunchly defended his force’s appeal for members of the public to report “non-crime hate incidents”. South Yorkshire Police has faced a backlash in the media and online after it appealed for reports...
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