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NYPD: Graffiti Complaints Up 5 Percent from Last Year

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The number of graffiti complaints in the city is going up.

The NYPD says it has received 211 more complaints about vandalism this year compared to last year—that's a 5 percent increase to about 4,200.

Police commissioner Bill Bratton spoke out about graffiti in the city last week.

He said the department is tracking it with a new computer program.

Bratton said graffiti is something to nip in the bud because it could signal bigger issues, like gang activity.

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