Policing Hate Crime against LGBTI persons: Training for a Professional Police Response (2017)
Combating discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity
The police are at the frontline of the criminal justice system and the first point of contact for many victims of hate crime. This manual is designed for police trainers, investigators, managers, hate crime officers and frontline police officers working in countries across the Council of Europe region to develop essential skills to identify and investigate hate crimes against LGBTI persons.
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
MODULE ONE: WHY ARE WE HERE?
MODULE TWO: KEY CONCEPTS
MODULE 2 (A): KEY CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS – THE LGBTI COMMUNITY – HOMOPHOBIA, TRANSPHOBIA, STEREOTYPING AND DISCRIMINATION
MODULE 2 (B): KEY CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS – HATE CRIME
MODULE THREE: POLICING HATE CRIME AGAINST LGBTI PERSONS – A HUMAN RIGHTS AND ANTI-DISCRIMINATION APPROACH
MODULE FOUR: INVESTIGATING HATE CRIMES AGAINST LGBTI PERSONS
MODULE FIVE: WORKING WITH CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS (CSOs)
GOING FURTHER: MAPPING HATE CRIME INVESTIGATION IN YOUR CONTEXT: THE POLICY FRAMEWORK
ANNEX ONE: MODEL AGENDAS FOR ONE‑DAY AND TWO‑DAY TRAINING SESSIONS