Graffiti Reporting & Removal

About the Program
The city has an anti-graffiti program that depends on property owners and neighborhoods to help combat the problem.
  • If the graffiti is on public property, the city will have it removed.
  • If it occurs on private property, the city will contact the owner and ask that it be removed.

The Police Department’s Crime Prevention Unit will take reports of graffiti from their hot line, 619.667.7560.

Crime Stoppers Tagger Tip Line
To report those suspected of tagging and graffiti in the City of La Mesa, please visit San Diego Crime Stoppers or call the tip line at 888.580.8477. Persons can anonymously report suspected taggers by phone, text, or web tip and be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000 for tips leading to an arrest.