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Report Data - Denmark - 2017

Official Data

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced About these data
2017 446 Not available Not available
2016 274 Not available Not available
2015 198 Not available Not available
2014 Not available Not available Not available
2013 110 Not available Not available

Hate crimes recorded by police

National developments

The National Police College delivers an initial mandatory course on hate crime, in which police cadets are taught how to interact with targeted groups and how to communicate with victims in a respectful and understanding manner.

The Danish National Police offers officers a training seminar on hate crime as part of continuing education efforts.

The Danish National Police has continued a dialogue on hate crime with a number of significant stakeholders to establish closer and ongoing co-operation with civil society.

ODIHR Recommendations 

ODIHR observes that Denmark has not reported to ODIHR the number of prosecuted and sentenced hate crime cases.

National Developments 
Description Type 
Developments
Organization Report 

The National Police College delivers an initial mandatory course on hate crime, in which police cadets are taught how to interact with targeted groups and how to communicate with victims in a respectful and understanding manner.

The Danish National Police offers officers a training seminar on hate crime as part of continuing education efforts.

The Danish National Police has continued a dialogue on hate crime with a number of significant stakeholders to establish closer and ongoing co-operation with civil society.

Bias Motivation 
Description Type 
Reports
Organization Report 

This category includes crimes committed due to bias on the grounds of nationality, ethnicity, "race", skin colour and other related grounds.

Description Type 
Reports
Organization Report 

This figure consists of 68 crimes with homophobic motivation and 13 motivated by bias on the grounds of gender identity.