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Lowell Police Department Graffiti Solutions
What should a homeowner do if their property is hit with graffiti?
1. REPORT IMMEDIATELY
Contact the Police Dept to report graffiti vandalism using the non-emergency number (479)659-8888. This is a common requirement for insurance companies.
Work with local authorities to identify the graffiti is being done by taggers.
The Police Dept will take photos of the graffiti before it is removed.
Remove graffiti promptly and completely. To ensure safety, work with law enforcement on removing any identified gang type graffiti.
THE MOST IMPORTANT ASPECT FOR THE PREVENTION OF GRAFFITI
Rapid removal of graffiti is the most efective prevention tool. Data shows that removal within 24 to 48 hours results in a nearly 0% rate of recurrence.
Most Keep America Beautiful affiliates credit the reduction of graffiti in their communities to RAPID REMOVAL.
What are the Police doing?
Lowell Police Department has made several arrests including felony arrests involving both adults and juveniles.
Undercover patrols in problem areas are tracking the movements of suspects and their known associates.
Extra marked patrols have been increased in problem neighborhoods.
Educational programs for neighborhood watches are available from the police department.
GET TO KNOW YOUR GRAFFITI OFFICER
Lt. PAUL PILLARO
Lowell Fire Department
Lowell Police Department
214 N Lincoln
Lowell, AR 72745
EMERGENCY CALL 911
Captain Tim Kuth
Lieutenant Paul Pillaro