IMPACT ON THE COMMUNITY • Graffiti vandalism is the most visible and prominent crime in a neighbourhood and can make it appear unsafe. • The appearance of disorder may attract and cause more disorder and escalate crime. • Addressing the issue of graffiti vandalism is a shared responsibility in a community.
CONTACT INFO Capital City Clean Up Call 311 or use the 311 mobile app email@example.com www.edmonton.ca/graffiti Edmonton Police Service Report graffiti vandalism 780-423-4567 www.edmontonpolice.ca
GRAFFITI VANDALISM IS NOT
HERE LET’S WIPE IT OUT!
PREVENT GRAFFITI VANDALISM
WIPE OUT GRAFFITI VANDALISM
• Maintain your property.
• Remove graffiti vandalism as soon as it occurs.
• Photograph & record vandalized property for police and insurance purposes.
• Enhance security around your property. • Keep area well lit. • Keep open sightlines and maintain landscaping. • Use anti-graffiti coatings. • Create a mural. • Apply for the Community Mural Matching Grant.
REPORT • Call 911 if you witness graffiti vandalism in progress. • Report the crime online with the Edmonton Police Service or call the non-emergency complaint line at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. You can also file a report at your local police station if the graffiti vandalism occurs on your own property. • Call 311 to report graffiti vandalism on property other than your own.
REMOVE • Contact 311 or visit www.edmonton.ca/graffiti to apply for:
Professional Graffiti Cleaning Program.
FREE Graffiti Clean-up Kit.
COMMUNITY STANDARDS BYLAW 14600 • Requires property owners to promptly remove graffiti vandalism from their property within a reasonable timeframe (fine is $250).