|What has T.A.G. Accomplished?
major thrust of the T.A.G. campaign is to apprehend and prosecute those
who are responsible for the proliferation of graffiiti. Police officers
from each community sit on T.A.G.'s working committee and each
municipal police department has pledged its support, including
increasing police patrols and diligent reporting of graffiti instances.
The combination of these increased police patrols and the stiff criminal
penalties already in place in the Pennsylvania Crimes Code will ensure
that offenders are arrested and punished.
Additionally, all nine participating municipalities have enacted
uniform anti-graffiti legislation requiring the removal of graffiti from
public and private property and limiting the availability of the most
prevalent instruments of graffiti, spray paint and broad tipped
Finally, through the generosity of local businesses, T.A.G. was able
to purchase a high pressure power washing machine, a truck, and the
chemicals necessary for effective graffiti removal. This T.A.G. graffiti
removal truck is operated full-time by professional graffiti removal