The most effective way to prevent graffiti is to remove it promptly. While this may be difficult, studies show that removal within 24 to 48 hours results in a nearly zero rate of reoccurrence. Consistent enforcement of local ordinances with strict penalties for graffiti vandalism is also effective. In Riverside, residents can report graffiti by dialing 311 from a local phone.
Why does graffiti appear? |
Graffiti is done for a variety of reasons. Vandals may be rebelling against authority or seeking fame and recognition through graffiti. Gangs use graffiti to establish territory. Graffiti may also be done as a result of peer pressure or by vandals who falsely believe that graffiti is art.
3900 Main St. 4th Floor
Riverside, CA 92522
Phone: (951) 351-6128
|Mon - Fri||7:30am - 5:30pm|
|Closed on Weekends and Major Holidays*
* Graffiti Removal Crews work 7 days per week