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Report Data - Denmark - 2011

Official Data

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced About these data
2018 449 - -
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

Hate crimes recorded by police

National developments

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.

IGO Reports 
Organization Report 

The UN Human Rights Council, in its Universal Periodic Review, encouraged Denmark to take measures to protect vulnerable groups from hate crimes, noting the launch of an awareness-raising campaign to increase reporting of hate crimes.

Source 
Universal Periodic Review
Bias Motivation 
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Developments
National Developments 
Bias Motivation 
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Reports
Organization Report 

Official figures record 70 hate crimes motivated by racism and xenophobia. Of these, one was homicide, five were assaults, 12 cases of damage to property, 12 threats, and 40 other unspecified crimes.

Description Type 
Reports
Organization Report 

Official figures record 24 crimes motivated by anti-religious bias. Of these, two were assaults, two threats, and 20 other unspecified crimes.

Description Type 
Reports
Organization Report 

Official figures record 23 crimes motivated by bias on the basis of sexual orientation. Of these, 12 were physical assaults, one case of damage to property, four cases of threats or threatening behaviour, and six other unspecified cases.

Organization Report 

Submitted data was not disaggregated by faith.