Evidence Exchange of LGBT Statistics

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Just under half (47.56%) of the [trans] respondents felt that they were treated with respect on the initial contact [with police]. In 2013 when the same question was posed 74.2% of respondents replied that they were treated with respect, which represents a significant drop.

Topics:
Discrimination: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime
Crime: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime

Year: 2016

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The majority (77.1%) of respondents stated that confidentiality with regard to their trans status was important [when dealing with police].

Topics:
Discrimination: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime
Crime: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime

Year: 2016

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Only a small number of respondents (15.38%) felt that the officer [who handled their hate crime report] had an understanding or knowledge of trans issues.

Topics:
Discrimination: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime
Crime: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime

Year: 2016

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The majority of [trans] respondents (74.2%) felt like they were treated respectfully by the police. This is a similar figure to the general perception of victims of crime.

Topics:
Discrimination: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime
Crime: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime

Year: 2016

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Of the respondents who had contacted the police about a hate crime or incident, there was a similar split between yes (23.08%) and no (21.79%) as to whether the hate motivation had been acknowledged. This prompts the question of whether police officers recognise a trans hate crime/incident adequately, and when it is identified is this explained to the victim.

Topics:
Discrimination: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime
Crime: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime

Year: 2016

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71.4% of the [trans] respondents were either satisfied or very satisfied with the initial contact with police, this is a very similar figure to the victim satisfaction figures with regard to all hate crime victims. However, it is lower than satisfaction rates for theft offences which are around 80%. On the reverse, 28.6% respondents were either dissatisfied or very dissatisfied.

Topics:
Discrimination: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime
Crime: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime

Year: 2016

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The majority of the respondents (nearly 70%) who had been a victim, never reported the incident to the police. This backs up the perception that trans hate crime is vastly underreported.

Topics:
Discrimination: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime
Crime: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime

Year: 2016

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The results show that the majority of [trans] respondents did not know the offender, but nearly 30% did know who the perpetrator of the hate crime was.

Topics:
Discrimination: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime
Crime: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime

Year: 2016

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Overwhelmingly (91.2%) the respondents answered that they felt they were targeted due to their trans status or appearance.

Topics:
Discrimination: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime
Crime: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime

Year: 2016

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The results show around a 26% increase in [trans] respondents suffering from hate from 2013.

Topics:
Discrimination: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime
Crime: Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime, Hate Crime

Year: 2016

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