The Stephen Roth Institute reported five violent anti-Semitic incidents.
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Report Data - Denmark - 2009
The Danish National Police is now part of a Nordic police network working with hate crimes, initiated by the Norwegian Criminal Police.
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.
Official figures record 73 hate crimes motivated by racism and xenophobia. Of these, nine were assaults, 19 cases of damage to property, eight threats, and 37 other unspecified crimes.
Official figures record 21 crimes motivated by anti-religious bias. Of these, one was assault, six cases of damage to property, five threats, and nine other unspecified crimes.
Official figures record 17 crimes motivated by bias on the basis of sexual orientation. Of these, one was homicide, 11 assaults, one case of damage to property, two threats, and two other unspecified cases.