Can You Wipe Out Graffiti?

Fourchalk, Frank
January 2008
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jan2008, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p14
Trade Publication
The article provides tips on how businesses and industries can prevent graffiti vandalism in the U.S. It is suggested that security executives should meet with local police and chambers of commerce and organize a community event to help eradicate graffiti. Another way is to urge employees and others to report any graffiti activity to local police.


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