Originally Posted by baron
In Scotland, a hate incident is recorded on the Vulnerable Persons Database. That allows the police to identify and assist someone who is particularly at risk, which could result in additional patrols, a crime prevention survey and/or referral to another support agency. If a person is being subjected to regular or consistent hate incidents, that can be combined into a harassment case, for which there are various pieces of legislation which can be used;
I fail to see how that is a rotten system.