Report Graffiti to the APD Tip Hotline

Graffiti is detrimental to the health, safety and welfare of the community in that it leads to urban blight, encourages gang activity, is detrimental to property values, business opportunities, and the quality of life. To report graffiti around Arcata, call the 24hr Arcata Police Department Tip Hotline at (707) 825-2587 ext 1. Learn more about the City's Graffiti Abatement program. The difference between art and graffiti is permission. Beyond the apprehension and prosecution of vandals who deface property with graffiti, the Arcata Police Department is proactive in the removal of graffiti within the City