#MDStopHate

Report Hate And Bias Crimes And/Or Incidents And
Connect With Community Resources.

Need to make a report while on the go? Text “MDStopHate” to 898-211 (TXT-211) to file an
incident report using your mobile phone.

How It Works

Live Hotline

Report hate, discrimination or bullying and receive referrals to community resources by dialing
211.

Resource Directory

Access any resource to meet your needs by searching 211 Maryland’s online resource database.

Incident Reporting

Self-report an incident of hate or discrimination in your community quickly and easily.

Hate Crime Vs Hate Incident

What’s the Difference?

If you feel you’ve been targeted because of personal characteristics or group membership, report the incident to 211 so authorities can determine if a crime was committed. Learn more about the difference between hate crimes and hate incidents.

Hate Incident

Hate Crime

Expression of hostility or aggression motivated by bias.

Examples:
Verbal abuse like name calling, degrading language or offensive jokes; Racial or homophobic slurs; Harassment; Bullying or intimidation; Distribution of hate literature

Targeted threat, attempt or damage because of personal characteristics or group membership.

Examples:
Vandalism, bomb threat, arson, physical attacks, theft, property damage with hate symbols, language, graffiti

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Report A Hate Crime Or Hate Incident

Confront and defeat discrimination, hate and violence! You can stop hate by reporting it.
Click below to report on hate acts or bullying that happens in your community.

Or Dial 211

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Thank You To Our Partners

In partnership with the Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives and Office of Immigration Affairs, 211 Maryland connects new Americans and Marylanders to critical services and makes it easy to report hate and bias crimes and/or incidents.

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