If your property has been intentionally damaged, destroyed or graffitied, you can complete a police report online. 

You can also report graffiti by calling the NSW Graffiti Hotline on 1800 707 125 between 7am and 7pm, Monday to Friday.


You can report intentional damage or graffiti online, unless:

  • the damage is caused by a traffic crash or fire, or an attempt to gain entry to a premises (call the Police Assistance Line on 131 444)
  • the incident is an emergency or happening now (call Triple Zero (000) immediately).

Note: Normal wear and tear or accidents are not considered intentional damage.

What you need

  • your personal and contact details 
  • a description of the damaged property, including the location, the owner's contact details, the estimated value of the damage, and the date and time of the incident (if known)
  • photos of the damaged property (if available). 

How to report

  1. Select the ‘Report online’ button.
  2. Follow the prompts to submit your online police report.

After you submit your report:

  • you can track it and receive electronic status updates
  • you’ll receive a NSW Police Force Event number for insurance purposes (if applicable). 

More information

Police reports may be referred to as online malicious damage reports, or online damaged property reports.

Last updated: 23 January 2024

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