69/2015 Hate crimes

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29 June 2015 to 03 July 2015

This activity aims to provide law enforcement officials with up-to-date information on identifying hate crimes and on taking appropriate actions to investigate these crimes.

Participants will be able to:

  • discuss the EU legislation criminalising hate crime and its implementation in Member States
  • identify the specific features of hate crimes and understand the trauma
  • discuss conscious and unconscious bias
  • use critical thinking skills to synthesise historical information and relate it to their own culture’s ethnic/gender perception
  • identify options to reduce and prevent hate crimes
  • discuss reasons of under-reporting of hate crimes
  • discuss investigative strategies and collection and preservation of evidence
Target Audience: 

Police officers specialised in hate crime investigation and prevention.

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Hate crimes in Europe on a CEPOL course

31 August 2015

From 29 June to 3 July Budapest (Hungary) hosted the CEPOL course 69/2015 “Hate crimes”. 30 participants from EU countries plus Iceland, Norway and EUROPOL attended the course, organised by the National University of Public Service and the International Training Centre of the Hungarian Ministry of the Interior. 26 experts from various EU Member States and international organisations delivered lectures and promoted exchange of information among course participants.


Office address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1066 Budapest
Ó utca 27

Correspondence address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1903 Budapest

Email address

Telephone: +36 1 803 8030/8031

Fax: +36 1 803 8032