Graffiti continues to be a problem in Snohomish County, be it from taggers or from gangs marking their territory or sending a message to a rival gang. According to The Herald, reports of graffiti in Everett have remained steady over the past two years.
The rule of thumb to remove or paint over graffiti quickly remains valid. If someone has put graffiti on your property remove it as quickly as you can.
If you see graffiti on county property such as parks, bridges, roadways, buildings, etc. report it to the county here:
While most graffiti is produced by individual taggers some graffiti is painted by gangs. Descriptions of some gangs in Snohomish County can be found in this handout:
To report areas with chronic graffiti, go to MyCrimeReport.us:
Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office: