The Zero Tolerance to Hate Crime Pledge

Hate crime can harm the very core of someone’s identity and whilst this may often be committed through ignorance it can also be associated with inherent hostility and prejudice.

CNN The four reasons people commit hate crimes

"...behind every hate crime is a message: You are not welcome here.
Behind every strong community is another: Yes, you are."

Lets be a strong inclusive community - sign the pedge to send a clear message "Hate Crime is NOT tolerated"


Zero-tolerance to hate crime

Please complete the pledge below to show your support

By pledging your support you will:

  • Promote an equal society to uphold the rights of everyone and we will work to eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment, victimisation and unfair treatment
  • Foster good relations by promoting respect for each other and tackling prejudice
  • Report any incidents of hate that are witnessed within our organisation / premises

For more information about the pledge please read About the Zero Tolerance Campaign.

On completion of the pledge you will be sent an email receipt so that you can collect a ‘Zero Tolerance to Hate Crime’ pack which includes a variety of posters and stickers.

Zero Tolerance to Hate Crime pledge

Please complete the below
Complete if the pledge was promoted by an officer

You will be able to download the posters and the logo, which can be placed on your website, from the 'Thank you for signing the pledge page' if you can not reach one of the collection points listed below.

A list of the collection points across Devon are listed below:

If you need any assistance with or details about the collection pack or campaign pledge please e-mail Diversity Devon leaving a contact name and phone number’

Please use twitter to follow and show your support: #ZeroTolerance2Hate.

We will keep you updated with any news on the development of the campaign via e-mail or Twitter.

If you are interested in finding out more information about being considered as a third party reporting centre then please contact: Diversity Devon

What we do with the information we collect from the form

Question: What are the reason for collecting this information?

This is so that we can send the individuals promotional materials in connection with the campaign- posters/stickers/newsletters etc. , providing us with a point of contact in relation to the campaign and ensuring that the organisations/individuals listed are a way of driving the campaign knowing where and who has signed up which assists with further targeted work to spread the campaign far and wide promoting a more tolerant society.

Question: Where is the information stored once it has been emailed?

Within a database that is part of the force website but this is not visible to the public. Only the details of the organisations that have signed the pledge can be viewed from the main website page on a google map. The organisational information is also stored in a spreadsheet (on the Force's internal secure system) that is used to update the google map. Once a month the information from the website is emailed to the diversity team were it is stored on the Force's internal secure systems. The information is then deleted from the website database but not from the Google map.

Question: Who has access to this information?

The web team and the diversity team.

Question: How long is the information held for?

No time limit has been set to hold the information at present. This can be subject to review and at a minimum it would be preferable to maintain the organisations if not the individual who has actually signed the pledge.

Question: If a person wants to have the emailed information deleted, or removed from any Force database, or devices it has been saved to which email address do they send this request to and how long will the process take.

Diversity Devon – it will be updated as soon as possible but within two weeks, we will email you when we have deleted the information.  


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