Have you noticed an increase in graffiti lately? We have too. There has been an increase. In the past 12 months, our Parks staff have spent 190 hours, which is $6,800, in just labor/time to clean up graffiti. Worse, that’s time not spent doing other projects around the city. The good news is that the partnership between you and Police still can make a positive difference. On April 4, Officers Anderson and Sullivan were able to arrest several juvenile suspects based on excellent information relayed by witnesses calling 911.

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How You Can Help

If you see tagging happening in progress, call Police with 911.

If you see tagging after the fact, please report it using either the Online Report or call dispatch at 253-287-4455.

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