The Kodiak Island Borough School District
is looking into launching an anti-graffitti task force.That's according to Steve Doerksen the district's
director of schools and student services.
about how the idea came about.
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emphasized that graffiti is "not art" but a crime: one that's considered
criminal mischief and can be classified as either a misdemeanor or a felony.
Doerksen is in the
process of finding out how one creates a "Graffitti Abatement Team."
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Doerksen's research on the topic has introduced him to other similar programs,
including one in Alaska.
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that one of the reasons for the success of Fairbank's graffiti abatement
program is quick action.
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interested in doing something about graffiti problems in Kodiak,
Doerkson would like to talk to you. He can be reached at 481-6207.