Fact Sheet Preventing Vandalism
Michelle L. Scott, Nancy G. La Vigne, Tobi Palmer
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This guide is designed to encourage retailers to partner with local law enforcement to prevent vandalism occurring in and around their properties. The guide walks readers through the process of understanding the nature of their local vandalism problem, collecting and analyzing data, identifying potential strategies to reduce vandalism, and measuring the impact of those strategies. Promising strategies to reduce vandalism are described, including: monitoring vandalism prone areas; using graffiti resistant paint; and applying protective film to glass surfaces to minimize acid damage.
Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety
Tags Crime and justice analytics Policing and community safety