11th July 2019
Freedom of Information Request Reference No: FOI 002235/19
I write in connection with your request for information received by Norfolk Constabulary on the 17th
June 2019 in which you sought access to the following information:
Could you please provide me with the total number of reported Islamophobic hate crimes
for each year from 1st January 2013 to May 2019. (Annual figures).
Could the data be broken down into each separate district. Thank you.
Response to your Request
The response provided below is correct as of 20th June 2019.
Norfolk Constabulary has located the following information as relevant to your request.
Crimes reported between 2013 and 2015 were flagged as Religious Hate crimes. The further
breakdown by religion was not introduced until 2016.
Hate - Religion -
2019 (to end of
A previous FOI response which provides details of religious hate crimes, by district, is published on
the Norfolk Constabulary disclosure log and can be accessed via the link below:- https://www.norfolk.police.uk/sites/norfolk/files/1427_religious_hate_crimes_by_district_0.pdf
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Notice for this part of your request.
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