A Report on San Fernando’s Graffiti
overview

Talking Points

•   Study Area

•   San Fernando Vandalism 101

•   Local Observations on Why It Happens

•   Co...
Study Area
Study Area
study area

Why this Area




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study area

Why this Area

•   Area of largest foot traffic in
    the city and/or pedestrians




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study area

Why this Area

•   Area of largest foot traffic in
    the city and/or pedestrians



•   Aligned with city’s
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study area

Why this Area

•   Area of largest foot traffic in
    the city and/or pedestrians



•   Aligned with city’s
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study area

Key Destination Points in Area




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study area

Key Destination Points in Area
•   San Fernando Mall




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study area

Key Destination Points in Area
•   San Fernando Mall

•   Specific Corridors Overlay:
    Site of Future Devel...
study area

Key Destination Points in Area
•   San Fernando Mall

•   Specific Corridors Overlay:
    Site of Future Devel...
study area

Key Destination Points in Area
•   San Fernando Mall

•   Specific Corridors Overlay:
    Site of Future Devel...
study area

Key Destination Points in Area
•   San Fernando Mall

•   Specific Corridors Overlay:
    Site of Future Devel...
study area

Key Destination Points in Area
•   San Fernando Mall

•   Specific Corridors Overlay:
    Site of Future Devel...
study area

Key Destination Points in Area
•   San Fernando Mall

•   Specific Corridors Overlay:
    Site of Future Devel...
study area

Method of Research




                     Verizon property on Hollister

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study area

Method of Research
•   Utilized Property
    Management Data




                        Verizon property on H...
study area

Method of Research
•   Utilized Property
    Management Data

•   Conducted interviews with locals
    affecte...
study area

Method of Research
•   Utilized Property
    Management Data

•   Conducted interviews with locals
    affecte...
study area

Method of Research
•   Utilized Property
    Management Data

•   Conducted interviews with locals
    affecte...
Vandalism 101
common typologies in San Fernando




   spraypaint       marker (streak)        broken window




    etchi...
Vandalism 101

devices for vandalism




    mean                          etching
    streak                        cream...
Vandalism 101

devices for vandalism




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Vandalism 101

removal costs per item: one property manager’s experience in 2007




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Vandalism 101

removal costs per item: one property manager’s experience in 2007




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Vandalism 101

removal costs per item: one property manager’s experience in 2007




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Vandalism 101

removal costs per item: one property manager’s experience in 2007




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Vandalism 101

Random Sample of Vandalism Cost over a Year
Vandalism 101

Random Sample of Vandalism Cost over a Year
Vandalism 101

Random Sample of Vandalism Cost over a Year
Vandalism 101

Random Sample of Vandalism Cost over a Year
Vandalism 101

Random Sample of Vandalism Cost over a Year
Vandalism 101

Random Sample of Vandalism Cost over a Year
Vandalism 101

Random Sample of Vandalism Cost over a Year




                      The vandalism damage for one
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Vandalism 101

Random Sample of Vandalism Cost over a Year




                      The vandalism damage for one
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Vandalism 101

Vandalism Costs to Business vs. City’s Budget




•   Estimated Potential Cost if all Properties Spent
    ...
Vandalism 101

Vandalism Costs to Business vs. City’s Budget

•   Cost of One Sampled Property in Study Area
    = $5,000 ...
Vandalism Costs: In Geographic Terms
Vandalism Costs: In Geographic Terms



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Vandalism Costs: In Geographic Terms



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Vandalism Costs: In Geographic Terms



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Vandalism Costs: In Geographic Terms



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Observations




Why does this happen to our local buildings?




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Observations




Why does this happen to our local buildings?




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Observation 1
Empty & Bland Spaces = Canvasses




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Observation 1
Empty & Bland Spaces = Canvasses




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Observation 2

Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation?




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Observation 2

Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation?




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Observation 2

Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation?




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Observation 2

Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation?




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Observation 2

Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation?




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Observation 2

Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation?




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Observation 2

Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation?




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Observation 2

Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation?




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Observation 2

Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation?




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Observation 2

Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation?




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Observation 2

Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation?




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Observation 2: Example
Observation 2: Example
Observation 2: Example
Observation 2: Example
Community Observations




There is a relationship between the maintenance of
  city property and the incidents of vandali...
Businessman Perspective




   stakeholder speaks out on the cost of staying local




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Janitorial Perspective




        stakeholder speaks out on lack of vigilance




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Lifelong resident and local business owner perspective




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City Response

Common Themes from Documentaries




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City Response

Common Themes from Documentaries
•   Graffiti is removed almost immediately, depending on the
    cost + ty...
City Response

Common Themes from Documentaries
•   Graffiti is removed almost immediately, depending on the
    cost + ty...
City Response

Common Themes from Documentaries
•   Graffiti is removed almost immediately, depending on the
    cost + ty...
City Response

Common Themes from Documentaries
•   Graffiti is removed almost immediately, depending on the
    cost + ty...
City Response

Common Themes from Documentaries
•   Graffiti is removed almost immediately, depending on the
    cost + ty...
City Response

Common Themes from Documentaries
•   Graffiti is removed almost immediately, depending on the
    cost + ty...
Responses and Perspectives

    Community Views                                                                  City
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Responses and Perspectives

    Community Views                                                                  City
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city response

Interview w/ City Dept.




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city response

    Interview w/ City Dept.
•    Very little incidents of prosecution and arrests, 4 since 2004




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city response

    Interview w/ City Dept.
•    Very little incidents of prosecution and arrests, 4 since 2004

•    Lack ...
city response

    Interview w/ City Dept.
•    Very little incidents of prosecution and arrests, 4 since 2004

•    Lack ...
city response

    Interview w/ City Dept.
•    Very little incidents of prosecution and arrests, 4 since 2004

•    Lack ...
city response

    Interview w/ City Dept.
•    Very little incidents of prosecution and arrests, 4 since 2004

•    Lack ...
city response

    Interview w/ City Dept.
•    Very little incidents of prosecution and arrests, 4 since 2004

•    Lack ...
mitigation strategies

Some Community Wide Ideas




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mitigation strategies

Some Community Wide Ideas
•   Create public accessible database
    & share vandal information




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mitigation strategies

Some Community Wide Ideas
•   Create public accessible database
    & share vandal information

•  ...
mitigation strategies

Some Community Wide Ideas
•   Create public accessible database
    & share vandal information

•  ...
mitigation strategies

Some Community Wide Ideas
•   Create public accessible database
    & share vandal information

•  ...
mitigation strategies

Some Community Wide Ideas
•   Create public accessible database
    & share vandal information

•  ...
solutions
Museum Graffiti Over Time
solutions
Museum Graffiti Over Time
solutions
Museum Graffiti Over Time
mitigation strategies

Policing and Community Task force: Examples




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mitigation strategies

Policing and Community Task force: Examples
•   Dedicate patrol car to core business district: take...
mitigation strategies

Policing and Community Task force: Examples
•   Dedicate patrol car to core business district: take...
mitigation strategies

Policing and Community Task force: Examples
•   Dedicate patrol car to core business district: take...
mitigation strategies

Policing and Community Task force: Examples
•   Dedicate patrol car to core business district: take...
mitigation strategies

Policing and Community Task force: Examples
•   Dedicate patrol car to core business district: take...
solutions elsewhere
Ventura County Citizen Academies




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mitigation strategies: GPS technology

City Pico Rivera: Interview with Eric Johnson, Public Works Dept.




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mitigation strategies: GPS technology

City Pico Rivera: Interview with Eric Johnson, Public Works Dept.


•   Arrests hav...
mitigation strategies: GPS technology

City Pico Rivera: Interview with Eric Johnson, Public Works Dept.


•   Arrests hav...
mitigation strategies: GPS technology

City Pico Rivera: Interview with Eric Johnson, Public Works Dept.


•   Arrests hav...
mitigation strategies: GPS technology

City Pico Rivera: Interview with Eric Johnson, Public Works Dept.


•   Arrests hav...
solutions elsewhere: technology and pedestrian patrol

City of Montebello: Combating vandalism is on new Chief of
Police’s...
solutions elsewhere: technology and pedestrian patrol

City of Montebello: Combating vandalism is on new Chief of
Police’s...
solutions elsewhere: technology and pedestrian patrol

City of Montebello: Combating vandalism is on new Chief of
Police’s...
solutions elsewhere: technology and pedestrian patrol

City of Montebello: Combating vandalism is on new Chief of
Police’s...
simple best practices

Ideas for Businesses to Deter




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simple best practices

Ideas for Businesses to Deter

•   Control access points: place trash dumpsters away from wall, and...
simple best practices

Ideas for Businesses to Deter

•   Control access points: place trash dumpsters away from wall, and...
simple best practices

Ideas for Businesses to Deter

•   Control access points: place trash dumpsters away from wall, and...
simple best practices

Ideas for Businesses to Deter

•   Control access points: place trash dumpsters away from wall, and...
simple best practices

Ideas for Businesses to Deter

•   Control access points: place trash dumpsters away from wall, and...
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  • San Fernando Vandalism Presentation

    1. 1. A Report on San Fernando’s Graffiti
    2. 2. overview Talking Points • Study Area • San Fernando Vandalism 101 • Local Observations on Why It Happens • Community Experiences: Photojournalism • City Response • Strategies Towards Addressing the Problem • Discussion
    3. 3. Study Area
    4. 4. Study Area
    5. 5. study area Why this Area sanfernandograffitireport
    6. 6. study area Why this Area • Area of largest foot traffic in the city and/or pedestrians sanfernandograffitireport
    7. 7. study area Why this Area • Area of largest foot traffic in the city and/or pedestrians • Aligned with city’s redevelopment zone sanfernandograffitireport
    8. 8. study area Why this Area • Area of largest foot traffic in the city and/or pedestrians • Aligned with city’s redevelopment zone • The region with substantial empty/dead space sanfernandograffitireport
    9. 9. study area Key Destination Points in Area sanfernandograffitireport
    10. 10. study area Key Destination Points in Area • San Fernando Mall sanfernandograffitireport
    11. 11. study area Key Destination Points in Area • San Fernando Mall • Specific Corridors Overlay: Site of Future Development sanfernandograffitireport
    12. 12. study area Key Destination Points in Area • San Fernando Mall • Specific Corridors Overlay: Site of Future Development • City Hall sanfernandograffitireport
    13. 13. study area Key Destination Points in Area • San Fernando Mall • Specific Corridors Overlay: Site of Future Development • City Hall • City Owned Lots: Future Housing sanfernandograffitireport
    14. 14. study area Key Destination Points in Area • San Fernando Mall • Specific Corridors Overlay: Site of Future Development • City Hall • City Owned Lots: Future Housing • St. Ferninand’s Parish sanfernandograffitireport
    15. 15. study area Key Destination Points in Area • San Fernando Mall • Specific Corridors Overlay: Site of Future Development • City Hall • City Owned Lots: Future Housing • St. Ferninand’s Parish • City Museum sanfernandograffitireport
    16. 16. study area Key Destination Points in Area • San Fernando Mall • Specific Corridors Overlay: Site of Future Development • City Hall • City Owned Lots: Future Housing • St. Ferninand’s Parish • City Museum • Lopez Adobe House sanfernandograffitireport
    17. 17. study area Method of Research Verizon property on Hollister sanfernandograffitireport
    18. 18. study area Method of Research • Utilized Property Management Data Verizon property on Hollister sanfernandograffitireport
    19. 19. study area Method of Research • Utilized Property Management Data • Conducted interviews with locals affected by vandalism Verizon property on Hollister sanfernandograffitireport
    20. 20. study area Method of Research • Utilized Property Management Data • Conducted interviews with locals affected by vandalism • Attended City of San Fernando Graffiti Ordinance Meetings (2) in October and March Verizon property on Hollister sanfernandograffitireport
    21. 21. study area Method of Research • Utilized Property Management Data • Conducted interviews with locals affected by vandalism • Attended City of San Fernando Graffiti Ordinance Meetings (2) in October and March • Became a pedestrian Verizon property on Hollister sanfernandograffitireport
    22. 22. Vandalism 101 common typologies in San Fernando spraypaint marker (streak) broken window etching labels more creative sanfernandograffitireport
    23. 23. Vandalism 101 devices for vandalism mean etching streak cream marker sanfernandograffitireport
    24. 24. Vandalism 101 devices for vandalism mean etching spray streak cream paint marker sanfernandograffitireport
    25. 25. Vandalism 101 removal costs per item: one property manager’s experience in 2007 sanfernandograffitireport
    26. 26. Vandalism 101 removal costs per item: one property manager’s experience in 2007 $0 to hundreds sanfernandograffitireport
    27. 27. Vandalism 101 removal costs per item: one property manager’s experience in 2007 $0 to thousands $0 to hundreds sanfernandograffitireport
    28. 28. Vandalism 101 removal costs per item: one property manager’s experience in 2007 $0 to 10 thousands $0 to thousands $0 to hundreds sanfernandograffitireport
    29. 29. Vandalism 101 Random Sample of Vandalism Cost over a Year
    30. 30. Vandalism 101 Random Sample of Vandalism Cost over a Year
    31. 31. Vandalism 101 Random Sample of Vandalism Cost over a Year
    32. 32. Vandalism 101 Random Sample of Vandalism Cost over a Year
    33. 33. Vandalism 101 Random Sample of Vandalism Cost over a Year
    34. 34. Vandalism 101 Random Sample of Vandalism Cost over a Year
    35. 35. Vandalism 101 Random Sample of Vandalism Cost over a Year The vandalism damage for one San Fernando property alone summed $5,000+ in 2007.
    36. 36. Vandalism 101 Random Sample of Vandalism Cost over a Year The vandalism damage for one San Fernando property alone summed $5,000+ in 2007.
    37. 37. Vandalism 101 Vandalism Costs to Business vs. City’s Budget • Estimated Potential Cost if all Properties Spent $5,000 a yr all Properties in Study area= + $200,000 • Graffiti Abatement Allocation from General Fund for city in 2007-2008 City Budget= $245,371 sanfernandograffitireport
    38. 38. Vandalism 101 Vandalism Costs to Business vs. City’s Budget • Cost of One Sampled Property in Study Area = $5,000 - $6,000 range • Estimated Potential Cost if all Properties Spent $5,000 a yr all Properties in Study area= + $200,000 • Graffiti Abatement Allocation from General Fund for city in 2007-2008 City Budget= $245,371 sanfernandograffitireport
    39. 39. Vandalism Costs: In Geographic Terms
    40. 40. Vandalism Costs: In Geographic Terms Allocated from General Fund to deal with graffiti in the entire city: $245,000
    41. 41. Vandalism Costs: In Geographic Terms Allocated from General Fund to deal with graffiti in the entire city: $245,000 Yearly estimated costs by businesses to deal with vandalism: $200,000+
    42. 42. Vandalism Costs: In Geographic Terms Allocated from General Fund to deal with graffiti in the entire city: $245,000 66,908,160 sq.ft Yearly estimated costs by businesses to deal with vandalism: $200,000+
    43. 43. Vandalism Costs: In Geographic Terms Allocated from General Fund to deal with graffiti in the entire city: $245,000 66,908,160 sq.ft Yearly estimated costs by businesses to deal with vandalism: $200,000+ 8,136,198 sq.ft (est.) or 12% of the city’s area
    44. 44. Observations Why does this happen to our local buildings? sanfernandograffitireport
    45. 45. Observations Why does this happen to our local buildings? sanfernandograffitireport
    46. 46. Observation 1 Empty & Bland Spaces = Canvasses keepingsanfernandoclean
    47. 47. Observation 1 Empty & Bland Spaces = Canvasses keepingsanfernandoclean
    48. 48. Observation 2 Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation? sanfernandograffitireport
    49. 49. Observation 2 Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation? sanfernandograffitireport
    50. 50. Observation 2 Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation? sanfernandograffitireport
    51. 51. Observation 2 Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation? sanfernandograffitireport
    52. 52. Observation 2 Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation? sanfernandograffitireport
    53. 53. Observation 2 Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation? sanfernandograffitireport
    54. 54. Observation 2 Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation? sanfernandograffitireport
    55. 55. Observation 2 Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation? sanfernandograffitireport
    56. 56. Observation 2 Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation? sanfernandograffitireport
    57. 57. Observation 2 Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation? sanfernandograffitireport
    58. 58. Observation 2 Does City Property Graffiti Problem Augments Situation? sanfernandograffitireport
    59. 59. Observation 2: Example
    60. 60. Observation 2: Example
    61. 61. Observation 2: Example
    62. 62. Observation 2: Example
    63. 63. Community Observations There is a relationship between the maintenance of city property and the incidents of vandalism on private property
    64. 64. Businessman Perspective stakeholder speaks out on the cost of staying local sanfernandograffitireport
    65. 65. sanfernandograffitireport
    66. 66. Janitorial Perspective stakeholder speaks out on lack of vigilance sanfernandograffitireport
    67. 67. sanfernandograffitireport
    68. 68. Lifelong resident and local business owner perspective sanfernandograffitireport
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    70. 70. City Response Common Themes from Documentaries sanfernandograffitireport
    71. 71. City Response Common Themes from Documentaries • Graffiti is removed almost immediately, depending on the cost + type sanfernandograffitireport
    72. 72. City Response Common Themes from Documentaries • Graffiti is removed almost immediately, depending on the cost + type • Sense of lack of accountability or city response to their own problems sanfernandograffitireport
    73. 73. City Response Common Themes from Documentaries • Graffiti is removed almost immediately, depending on the cost + type • Sense of lack of accountability or city response to their own problems • Other quality of life issues stimulate graffiti sanfernandograffitireport
    74. 74. City Response Common Themes from Documentaries • Graffiti is removed almost immediately, depending on the cost + type • Sense of lack of accountability or city response to their own problems • Other quality of life issues stimulate graffiti • Deterrence doesn’t really stop those tagging in the community sanfernandograffitireport
    75. 75. City Response Common Themes from Documentaries • Graffiti is removed almost immediately, depending on the cost + type • Sense of lack of accountability or city response to their own problems • Other quality of life issues stimulate graffiti • Deterrence doesn’t really stop those tagging in the community • Need for More Vigilance sanfernandograffitireport
    76. 76. City Response Common Themes from Documentaries • Graffiti is removed almost immediately, depending on the cost + type • Sense of lack of accountability or city response to their own problems • Other quality of life issues stimulate graffiti • Deterrence doesn’t really stop those tagging in the community • Need for More Vigilance • Opportunities exist for collaboration sanfernandograffitireport
    77. 77. Responses and Perspectives Community Views City • They remove vandalism almost • Will force property owners to immediately, depending on the cost immediately remove the vandalism (72 hrs) • Sense of lack of accountability or • Business owner’s can opt into a city response to the vandalism program to have city contracted issue vendor to remove vandalism • Inter-relation between other quality • Mandate that businesses make of life issues and graffiti changes to their property if vandalized more than five times. • Deterrence doesn’t really work • Increase penalties against taggers as a method of • Need for More Vigilance deterrence • Opportunities to Collaborate • Enhance public outreach, including the schools sanfernandograffitireport
    78. 78. Responses and Perspectives Community Views City • They remove vandalism almost • Will force property owners to immediately, depending on the cost immediately remove the vandalism (72 hrs) • Sense of lack of accountability or • Business owner’s can opt into a city response to the vandalism program to have city contracted issue vendor to remove vandalism • Inter-relation between other quality • Mandate that businesses make of life issues and graffiti changes to their property if vandalized more than five times. • Deterrence doesn’t really work • Increase penalties against taggers as a method of • Need for More Vigilance deterrence • Opportunities to Collaborate • Enhance public outreach, including the schools sanfernandograffitireport
    79. 79. city response Interview w/ City Dept. sanfernandograffitireport
    80. 80. city response Interview w/ City Dept. • Very little incidents of prosecution and arrests, 4 since 2004 sanfernandograffitireport
    81. 81. city response Interview w/ City Dept. • Very little incidents of prosecution and arrests, 4 since 2004 • Lack of reporting city property incidents to 1-800-794-7384 (hotline) by the community sanfernandograffitireport
    82. 82. city response Interview w/ City Dept. • Very little incidents of prosecution and arrests, 4 since 2004 • Lack of reporting city property incidents to 1-800-794-7384 (hotline) by the community • Very time consuming and expensive to proactively inspect every public area for graffiti. They on the community to report incidents sanfernandograffitireport
    83. 83. city response Interview w/ City Dept. • Very little incidents of prosecution and arrests, 4 since 2004 • Lack of reporting city property incidents to 1-800-794-7384 (hotline) by the community • Very time consuming and expensive to proactively inspect every public area for graffiti. They on the community to report incidents • They have spent over $300,000+ on graffiti clean up sanfernandograffitireport
    84. 84. city response Interview w/ City Dept. • Very little incidents of prosecution and arrests, 4 since 2004 • Lack of reporting city property incidents to 1-800-794-7384 (hotline) by the community • Very time consuming and expensive to proactively inspect every public area for graffiti. They on the community to report incidents • They have spent over $300,000+ on graffiti clean up • 6,000+ incidents removed from city property since 2004 sanfernandograffitireport
    85. 85. city response Interview w/ City Dept. • Very little incidents of prosecution and arrests, 4 since 2004 • Lack of reporting city property incidents to 1-800-794-7384 (hotline) by the community • Very time consuming and expensive to proactively inspect every public area for graffiti. They on the community to report incidents • They have spent over $300,000+ on graffiti clean up • 6,000+ incidents removed from city property since 2004 • 8% of General Fund spent just on graffiti= Less money on trees and sidewalk maintenance sanfernandograffitireport
    86. 86. mitigation strategies Some Community Wide Ideas sanfernandograffitireport
    87. 87. mitigation strategies Some Community Wide Ideas • Create public accessible database & share vandal information sanfernandograffitireport
    88. 88. mitigation strategies Some Community Wide Ideas • Create public accessible database & share vandal information • Increase community art and/ or beautification sanfernandograffitireport
    89. 89. mitigation strategies Some Community Wide Ideas • Create public accessible database & share vandal information • Increase community art and/ or beautification • Augment policing efforts sanfernandograffitireport
    90. 90. mitigation strategies Some Community Wide Ideas • Create public accessible database & share vandal information • Increase community art and/ or beautification • Augment policing efforts • More community outreach and partnerships sanfernandograffitireport
    91. 91. mitigation strategies Some Community Wide Ideas • Create public accessible database & share vandal information • Increase community art and/ or beautification • Augment policing efforts • More community outreach and partnerships • Equally enforce other quality of life issues: City Museum Example sanfernandograffitireport
    92. 92. solutions Museum Graffiti Over Time
    93. 93. solutions Museum Graffiti Over Time
    94. 94. solutions Museum Graffiti Over Time
    95. 95. mitigation strategies Policing and Community Task force: Examples sanfernandograffitireport
    96. 96. mitigation strategies Policing and Community Task force: Examples • Dedicate patrol car to core business district: takes approximately 40 min to circulate (15mph +/-), or 36 trips in 24 HR period sanfernandograffitireport
    97. 97. mitigation strategies Policing and Community Task force: Examples • Dedicate patrol car to core business district: takes approximately 40 min to circulate (15mph +/-), or 36 trips in 24 HR period • If the City is becoming more pedestrian friendly, then perhaps our approaches to policing should as well: Foot / Bicycle Officers sanfernandograffitireport
    98. 98. mitigation strategies Policing and Community Task force: Examples • Dedicate patrol car to core business district: takes approximately 40 min to circulate (15mph +/-), or 36 trips in 24 HR period • If the City is becoming more pedestrian friendly, then perhaps our approaches to policing should as well: Foot / Bicycle Officers • Create local graffiti task force sanfernandograffitireport
    99. 99. mitigation strategies Policing and Community Task force: Examples • Dedicate patrol car to core business district: takes approximately 40 min to circulate (15mph +/-), or 36 trips in 24 HR period • If the City is becoming more pedestrian friendly, then perhaps our approaches to policing should as well: Foot / Bicycle Officers • Create local graffiti task force • LA Councilmember Dennis Zine’s People Organized for Safe Secure Environment (POSSE) deputizes citizens, and works with LAPD to carry out weekly graffiti stings sanfernandograffitireport
    100. 100. mitigation strategies Policing and Community Task force: Examples • Dedicate patrol car to core business district: takes approximately 40 min to circulate (15mph +/-), or 36 trips in 24 HR period • If the City is becoming more pedestrian friendly, then perhaps our approaches to policing should as well: Foot / Bicycle Officers • Create local graffiti task force • LA Councilmember Dennis Zine’s People Organized for Safe Secure Environment (POSSE) deputizes citizens, and works with LAPD to carry out weekly graffiti stings • Moorpark Citizen Academy: trains citizens to assist in preventing and solving crime sanfernandograffitireport
    101. 101. solutions elsewhere Ventura County Citizen Academies keepingsanfernandoclean
    102. 102. mitigation strategies: GPS technology City Pico Rivera: Interview with Eric Johnson, Public Works Dept. keepingsanfernandoclean
    103. 103. mitigation strategies: GPS technology City Pico Rivera: Interview with Eric Johnson, Public Works Dept. • Arrests have gone up & the amount of graffiti has decreased since implementation of Graffiti Taskforce keepingsanfernandoclean
    104. 104. mitigation strategies: GPS technology City Pico Rivera: Interview with Eric Johnson, Public Works Dept. • Arrests have gone up & the amount of graffiti has decreased since implementation of Graffiti Taskforce • Multi-agency/dept. coordination (Prosecutor, Sheriff Dept., Public Works and Technology) keepingsanfernandoclean
    105. 105. mitigation strategies: GPS technology City Pico Rivera: Interview with Eric Johnson, Public Works Dept. • Arrests have gone up & the amount of graffiti has decreased since implementation of Graffiti Taskforce • Multi-agency/dept. coordination (Prosecutor, Sheriff Dept., Public Works and Technology) • GPS System used to track, arrest, and prosecute graffiti vandals keepingsanfernandoclean
    106. 106. mitigation strategies: GPS technology City Pico Rivera: Interview with Eric Johnson, Public Works Dept. • Arrests have gone up & the amount of graffiti has decreased since implementation of Graffiti Taskforce • Multi-agency/dept. coordination (Prosecutor, Sheriff Dept., Public Works and Technology) • GPS System used to track, arrest, and prosecute graffiti vandals • System has paid for itself ($18,000 annually) with all the the restitution fees they have collected from prosecutions keepingsanfernandoclean
    107. 107. solutions elsewhere: technology and pedestrian patrol City of Montebello: Combating vandalism is on new Chief of Police’s agenda keepingsanfernandoclean
    108. 108. solutions elsewhere: technology and pedestrian patrol City of Montebello: Combating vandalism is on new Chief of Police’s agenda • Montebello Police Department is adding bicycle units keepingsanfernandoclean
    109. 109. solutions elsewhere: technology and pedestrian patrol City of Montebello: Combating vandalism is on new Chief of Police’s agenda • Montebello Police Department is adding bicycle units • Close connection between local school and the Police Department keepingsanfernandoclean
    110. 110. solutions elsewhere: technology and pedestrian patrol City of Montebello: Combating vandalism is on new Chief of Police’s agenda • Montebello Police Department is adding bicycle units • Close connection between local school and the Police Department • Citizen patrol volunteers to man the camera system keepingsanfernandoclean
    111. 111. simple best practices Ideas for Businesses to Deter sanfernandograffitireport
    112. 112. simple best practices Ideas for Businesses to Deter • Control access points: place trash dumpsters away from wall, and don’t park freight vehicles against wall sanfernandograffitireport
    113. 113. simple best practices Ideas for Businesses to Deter • Control access points: place trash dumpsters away from wall, and don’t park freight vehicles against wall • Use vegetation as a defensive mechanism on walls sanfernandograffitireport
    114. 114. simple best practices Ideas for Businesses to Deter • Control access points: place trash dumpsters away from wall, and don’t park freight vehicles against wall • Use vegetation as a defensive mechanism on walls • Improve lighting sanfernandograffitireport
    115. 115. simple best practices Ideas for Businesses to Deter • Control access points: place trash dumpsters away from wall, and don’t park freight vehicles against wall • Use vegetation as a defensive mechanism on walls • Improve lighting • Upkeep landscaping and property sanfernandograffitireport
    116. 116. simple best practices Ideas for Businesses to Deter • Control access points: place trash dumpsters away from wall, and don’t park freight vehicles against wall • Use vegetation as a defensive mechanism on walls • Improve lighting • Upkeep landscaping and property • Report public graffiti as well sanfernandograffitireport
    117. 117. Discussion
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