Graffiti Abatement

The Fort Worth Police Department works closely with the City of Fort Worth Gang Graffiti Abatement Program.

The two most popular types of graffiti are gang graffiti and tagger graffiti. Graffiti is marking on property of another without consent. Gang graffiti is graffiti which relates to a particular gang. Tagger graffiti is graffiti which relates to a particular person or crew. A crew consists of 5 to 10 individuals who "tag."

You can help defeat the problem of graffiti by removing it from your property as soon as possible. If you need assistance in removing graffiti from your property, contact the Graffiti Abatement Program, at 817-392-2700 or email: Graffiti@fortworthtexas.gov

Please report the crime of graffiti as soon as possible to your Neighborhood Patrol Officer or the Police Non-Emergency number 817-392-4222.

Together, we can make Fort Worth Graffiti-Free.

What services does GAP provide?
Free graffiti removal and anti-graffiti education programs and volunteer opportunities. GAP provides graffiti removal services on private, commercial, public, and park property at no charge to the property owner. Depending on the surface, GAP uses the following techniques: pressure washing, sand blasting, chemical and painting.

 Why should I care about graffiti?
Not only is graffiti unattractive, it lowers property values and encourages other types of crime in neighborhoods. By removing graffiti promptly, property owners can send a message to the people responsible for graffiti.

How can I remove graffiti from my property?
The City of Fort Worth's Graffiti Abatement Program (GAP) helps property owners remove graffiti from their property AT NO COST.

To Request Graffiti Removal:
Step 1: Take a picture and report any graffiti you see by calling 817-392-2700, emailing graffiti@fortworthtexas.gov, or in the MyFW app
Step2: Submit Permission to remove graffiti.
Step 3: File a Police Report regarding the crime of graffiti on your property by contacting 817-392-4222 or on online at https://police.fortworthtexas.gov/OnlineServices/file-a-police-report

 

Mission Statement


The Fort Worth Police Department exists to safeguard the lives and property of those we serve, to reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and to enhance public safety through partnering and building trust with the community. We strive to accomplish our mission by conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards, respecting the sanctity of human life, and preserving the rights and dignity of each individual in our diverse community.