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10 Things You Can Do To Help Prevent Graffiti

Don’t ignore Graffiti, Report It! Help keep your neighborhood and community graffiti free.

Graffiti Hurts Everyone!

Call the City of Omaha’s Mayor’s Hotline at 402-444-5555.

Ten Things You Can Do To Prevent Graffiti

  1. Get educated. Learn about graffiti, how it impacts your community, and who is responsible for graffiti prevention and clean-up in your area.
  2. Report graffiti to The City of Omaha’s Mayor’s Hotline at 402-444-5555 or Call 9-1-1 for graffiti in progress.
  3. Remove graffiti within 24-48 hours of its appearance.
  4. Organize a clean up - Become a Graffiti Action Partners (GAP) Volunteer-receive a graffiti removal kit and organize a clean-up in your neighborhood.
  5. Plan a paint-brush mural to cover a wall plagued with graffiti.
  6. "Adopt a wall" or ”Adopt a park” in your school or community and make sure it stays clean and free of graffiti.
  7. Plant trees or other greenery near a graffiti-plagued wall. This will help prevent access.
  8. Install lighting in areas that are dark and often hit with graffiti. Pick up trash and keep your neighborhood clean.
  9. Make a difference! Join other residents and the City of Omaha and organize a Community Watch Group.
  10. Contact a local Keep America Beautiful affiliate and volunteer to help keep your community clean. For more information about how to combat graffiti in your area, feel free to visit: www.kab.org/resources/beautify-communities.

Graffiti Deterrents List - English

For further information:

Graffiti Abatement Coordinator

402-444-5245