Vancouver - City Graffiti Management Program

Ontario graffiti - National Crime Prevention Strategy
scroll down to The Old East Village Commercial Corridor Study (London Ontario)

Ontario postering - City of Cambridge report (April 17, 2004)

Montreal - Projet Graffiti


San Diego - San Diego's police department's methods for civilians to tackle graffiti

South Australia - Graffiti Control Act 2001
An Act to introduce measures for the minimisation of graffiti; to punish people responsible for graffiti; to provide for the removal of graffiti; to make consequential amendments to the Summary Offences Act 1953; and for other purposes.

South Australia - Graffiti Control Regulations 2002

London, England - House of commons speech of Siobhain McDonagh MP (January 29, 2001) - "...during the debate on the Gracious Speech, my right hon. Friend the Home Secretary said:'Three years ago, evidence was produced showing that, unfortunately, compared with otherwise similar low-income estates, disorderly estates on which there were higher levels of graffiti and litter and a greater sense of abuse had higher crime levels. If we nip lower-level offending in the bud, we can stop offending entirely' [Official Report, 12 December 2000; Vol. 359, c. 518.]. I could not agree more. That is why I find it disappointing that the Government have not taken the opportunity afforded by the Bill to tackle one of the prime causes of our graffiti-ridden neighbourhoods: the easy availability of spray paints. read more...



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