Graffiti Vandalism is a Crime in North Carolina

Beginning December 1, 2015, graffiti vandalism became a crime in North Carolina. The new law, House Bill 552/S.L. 2015-72, means that unlawfully writing or scribbling on, marking, painting, defacing, or besmearing the walls of any public building or facility may result in a misdemeanor or felony charge.

Please help us prevent this costly crime and share your concerns by contacting us at; by calling 2-2222, University Police non-emergency number, or use TEXT-A-TIP by sending message to CRIMES (246370), beginning the message with TIP708.