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Violent hate crime against disabled up 41 per cent, police figures suggest

But low prosecution levels are 'unacceptable' as referrals from forces fall.

On the increase: A Leonard Cheshire graph shows the rising tide of disablity hate crime

On the increase: A Leonard Cheshire graph shows the rising tide of disablity hate crime

Date - 11th October 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
Disability hate crime is up by a fifth with offences involving violence “worryingly” showing a significant rise, new police figures reveal. Data obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by charity Leonard Cheshire also showed the...
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