For Immediate Release
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PR #:1300107
Date Issued:Oct 01, 2013 - 8:49am

Sheriff's Office seeks volunteers for community graffiti cleanup

CONTACT:Brooke Howard
Detention Programs Coordinator

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is asking for volunteers to help with a community graffiti cleanup event in Sun Valley from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2013.

Volunteers will assist the Sheriff’s Office ongoing efforts to address one of the public’s foremost quality of life concerns by removing graffiti and cleaning up litter in designated parts of the Sun Valley Community. To sign up, call (775) 785-4239 or (775) 785-4242.

“Working together as a community we will make a difference,” Washoe County Undersheriff Tim Kuzanek said. “Each person who steps up to efforts like this one in Sun Valley helps to break the cycle and turn the tide.” 

Volunteers will meet in the parking lot of the Sun Valley Community Center at 115 W. 6th Avenue. Youth volunteers under 18 are encouraged and will need to be accompanied by an adult.

The Sheriff’s Office thanks the following community partners for their support of this event: the Reno Police Department, South Virginia Home Depot, Summit Ridge Home Depot and Sani Hut Company, Inc.  

What:             Volunteer Graffiti Cleanup

When:             10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2013, weather permitting

Where:           Sun Valley Community Center parking lot, 115 W. 6th Ave., Sun Valley

Contact:         To sign up, call (775) 785-4239 or (775) 785-4242

Residents may now report graffiti vandalism from their iPhones and iPads by installing the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office app. The WCSO app is available for free from the Apple App Store. Graffiti may also be reported online at


The Washoe County Sheriff's Office celebrated 150 years of proud service and community partnership in 2011. Sheriff Chuck Allen is the 26th person elected to serve as the Sheriff of Washoe County. His office continues to be the only full service public safety agency operating within northern Nevada and is responsible for operating the consolidated detention facility, regional crime lab, Northern Nevada Regional Intelligence Center, Internet Crimes against Children Task Force, court security, service of civil process and traditional street patrols.


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