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Hate crimes and assaults (FOI)

Hate crimes and assaults (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey on behalf of the States of Jersey Police and published on 02 October 2019.
Prepared internally, no external costs.



Number of assaults the police investigate and respond to in Jersey over the last five years


Number of racist / discrimination acts that the police are called to or investigate




​Number of Assaults (Includes Common Assaults, Grave and Criminal Assaults, Assaults on Police / Prison Officers)

​2019 (up to 30 September)​764



The number of hate crimes recorded by the States of Jersey Police for the years preceding 2018 are already publicly available through two previous Freedom of Information responses.

They are available at the following links:

Hate crimes (FOI)

Hate crime reports (FOI)

Statistics for 2018 and 2019 to date are as follows:


​Hate crimes

​2019 (up to 25 September)​31

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