Bedfordshire Police want to encourage more people to come forward and report hate crimes.
Bedfordshire's first ever county-wide strategy for tackling hate crime was launched at a conference today.
Police and victim support volunteers hope to encourage more victims and witnesses to speak out by offering better support. Research suggests three-quarters of hate crime goes unreported.
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