If you have experienced a hate crime, know of, or have witnessed a hate crime, seek immediate help by:

It is important to report a hate crime regardless of whether you have information on the suspect(s) or evidence of physical injury or property damage. If there is any evidence related to the crime, do not clean up any vandalism until the police arrive. Keep any letters, e-mails, answering machine tapes, hate literature, spray paint cans, or symbolic objects used by hate groups for purposes of an investigation. Take pictures if you can.