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Old 30th January 2019, 09:44 AM   #110
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Originally Posted by baron View Post
And also that non-crimes are formally recorded as hate-incidents. The system has gone rotten.
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;

https://www2.gov.scot/Publications/2002/11/15756/13116

I fail to see how that is a rotten system.
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