857
Number of times the Seattle Police Department responded to graffiti complaints in 2009

43
Number of those incident reports SPD sent to the city attorney for prosecution

$1.8 million
Amount the city spent on graffiti clean up in 2009

$100
Amount the city fines building owners per day for not cleaning graffiti from their structures

4
Number of times police have charged a 22-year-old graffiti suspect—believed to have painted the word “Zeb” all over the city—with vandalism since 2006

59
Percent of city-survey respondents who said graffiti was either “not a problem” or only “a small problem”

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