The Mayor wants London “to be the safest global city on earth.” We will need to reduce the level of Hate Crime in London to achieve this goal. AbPhab reports on a new plan to reduce and prevent Hate Crime
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The Mayor’s Office for Policing And Crime works with the Metropolitan Police Service on policing and crime issues within London. Many people abbreviate the name “Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime” to MOPAC. The Metropolitan Police Service is abbreviated to MPS. Abbreviated means shortened.
2. A plan to reduce Hate Crime
MOPAC has developed a plan to reduce the level of Hate Crime in London.
They developed the plan by talking to different people in London.
3. Hate Crime Statistics
MOPAC says reports about Disability Hate Crimes have gone up. From May 2013 to May 2014 the numbers of Disability Hate Crimes went up from 107 to 121 crimes.
MOPAC says that there are even more Disability Hate Crimes than we know about because people don’t report them. This is known as under-reporting. MOPAC wants to reduce all forms of Hate Crime.
4. The Hate Crime Strategy
The Hate Crime Strategy sets out the plan to stop hate crime.
You can read the draft easy read Hate Crime plan here.