Report Graffiti

Help keep graffiti out of the community by reporting and removing​ it quickly.

Submit a report

You can report graffiti to the Salem Police Department Graffiti Abatement Team using one of the following methods:

  • Complete the online reporting form on this page.​
  • Call 503-371-4264 and leave your name, telephone number, location of the graffiti, and a brief description.
  • Email graffiti@cityofsalem.net, include your name, telephone number, location of the graffiti, a description of the graffiti, and attach a photo (if available).​​
  • Print and fill out Graffiti Abatement Report Form, then either:
    • Mail the form, or bring it in to the police department:
      Salem Police Department
      555 Liberty ST RM 130
      Salem OR 97301
    • Fax it to 503-588-6135

How reports are processed

Once the Graffiti Abatement Team receives your report, they will attempt to contact the property owner to advise them of the graffiti, provide resources for graffiti removal products, and tips and tricks for removal. The team will take photos if needed and complete a police report to finalize the process.​

Additional information

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Online reporting form