NYPD starts Graffiti Clean-up campaign in Mott Haven
Saturday was the first day that volunteers, local officials and the NYPD started working together to clear graffiti from the city.
New Yorkers can submit locations that are in need of cleaning and local precincts will organize with local groups to clean and paint over graffiti.
Police officials say that graffiti can change the perception of a neighborhood and potentially lead to more crime.
The NYPD also says it received more than 6,000 complaints about graffiti in 2020.
Anyone who knows a location that can use some cleaning up can email the NYPD at firstname.lastname@example.org.