It is an offence under section 167A of the Police Act 1990 to knowingly make a false complaint, or to give false or misleading information during the investigation of a complaint. This is punishable by up to 12 months imprisonment.

It is also an offence under the Crimes Act 1900, punishable by up to 7 years imprisonment, to falsely accuse intentionally any person of a crime.

You are entitled to remain anonymous however you should be aware that the NSW Police Force's (NSWPF) ability to respond effectively to your complaint could be hindered if we are unable to seek further detail or clarification from you.

Purpose of Collecting Demographic Information

The NSWPF is committed to providing an excellent level of service for all members of the NSW public. We are therefore interested in monitoring complaints from diverse communities to ensure we can address concerns or trends that may arise. To help identify these concerns and trends, we are asking a number of demographic questions. You may choose to not answer the questions if you prefer. Any responses you do provide to the demographic questions, will remain confidential and will not be supplied to the person(s) subject of the complaint.

Your Details

*In accordance with the ABS 2021 Standard for Sex, Gender, Variations of Sex Characterstics and Sexual Orientation Variables.

* In accordance with s 7(1) of the Disability Inclusion Act 2014 (NSW).

(e.g., Japanese.)

(e.g., Catholic, no religion, non-practicing, etc.)

Your Complaint

(If known.)

(If known.)

(If the exact date is not known, an approximation is sufficient e.g., circa 1 July 2023 10:30 am.)

(Street, suburb, area, locality, etc.)

Please confirm the details you entered are accurate. Making a false complaint about the conduct of a police officer is an offence. Providing false or misleading information during the course of an investigation into a complaint is also an offence.