The Chief Constable of Cambridgeshire has admitted he should have predicted a sharp rise in hate crime in the county following Brexit.
Reported incidents were 75% higher this summer - from June til August -than the same time last year.
Cambridgeshire's police control took 269 calls about suspected hate crimes in the months immediately following the EU referendum compared with just 155 for the same period in 2015.
The county hit the headlines after racist leaflets - with the words "no more Polish vermin" - were distributed in Huntingdon just a few days after the vote.
Mr Wood is marking a year since he took on the top job at Cambridgeshire Police and has had a tough introduction.
He admits hate crimes have proven difficult to get to court - with just 25% making it as far as a judge or magistrates.
Although, once in court, nine out of 10 cases lead to conviction.
The number of incidents has now gone down again.
But in Huntingdon, people are still uneasy following recent experiences of hate crime.
Marta Pierzchala said would consider moving out of the county.
Watch Claire McGlasson's report below.