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

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

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

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

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

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