A group of Rose Village residents takes to the streets once a month to clean up graffiti in hopes of discouraging future tagging of buildings, signs.
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Josh Holowatz, a resident of Vancouver's Rose Village neighborhood, cleans a graffiti-tagged wall with a power washer. He was one of a dozen residents who took to the streets Feb. 23 to erase graffiti. (Patti Maggiora )
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An array of spray cans with missing nozzles that were confiscated from taggers in the Fruit Valley neighborhood.
Taggers who do "art" will often keep nozzles like that because they can create different patterns and textures. (Vancouver Police Department)
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Gang graffiti on sprayed on the side of a house in the Rose Village neighborhood. (Vancouver Police Department )
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A graffiti tag reading "Death Wish Krew" on a wall in the west side of town. It's one of the more prominent graffiti crews in Vancouver. (Vancouver Police Department )