by: Lou Savelli, Robert Cekada and Anthony Mottola
Softcover 41/4 x 5 1/2, 136 pgs
Graffiti can be found in every city and town. No community is immune.
The Pocketguide to Graffiti provides an understanding of graffiti, gang graffiti, and the type of people engaging in writing graffiti. Often called 'the newspaper of the streets', graffiti needs to be deciphered and eradicated.
The Pocketguide to Graffiti exposes the types of graffiti, writing styles, taggers, gang banger graffiti, deciphering graffiti, investigating graffiti criminals and other topics relating to graffiti.
If you know what you're looking for, graffiti can serve as a revealing "language of the street." From helping you develop leads in a shooting, to tipping you off to brewing gang violence - graffiti can be a powerful crime-fighting and investigative tool.
Three top graffiti experts will teach you to: decipher graffiti signs, symbols & phrases Spot threats against law enforcement Differentiate between tag, gang & artistic graffiti Understand the role graffiti may play in terrorist activity Use graffiti to investigate crimes Prosecute graffiti-related offenses
Packed with photos and complete with a glossary of graffiti terminology and a national list of graffiti crews!
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