2003 - 25 gang graffiti reports
2004 - 163 (552% increase)
2005 - 178 (9% increase)
2006 - 226 (27% increase)
2007 - 320 (42% increase)
2008 - 383 (20% increase)*
Notice a trend here? GraffitiAbatement.org has added Kennewick, WA to the list of Washington cities that offer a Hotline Number to report graffiti. Make The Right Call!
"If you see graffiti in your neighborhood, the best bet is to call police [509-628-0333]. Then they can send someone out with the GAP [Graffiti Abatement Team] to clean it up. And there's a quick turnaround. The group likes to get rid of the graffiti within three days."*
*Data and excerpt provided by Chelsea Kopta. 2 -June, 2010. http://www.keprtv.com/news/local/94383184.html
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