For Immediate Release
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PR #:1300109
Date Issued:Oct 09, 2013 - 8:46am

Sheriff's Office still needs volunteers for Saturday's community graffiti cleanup

CONTACT:Brooke Howard
Detention Programs Coordinator

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is still looking for volunteers who want to make a difference in their community by taking part in a community graffiti cleanup event in Sun Valley from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. this Saturday, October 12, 2013.

Volunteers will meet in the parking lot of the Sun Valley Community Center at 115 W. 6th Avenue. Youth volunteers under 18 are encouraged to participate and will need to be accompanied by an adult. Refreshments will be served. To sign up, call (775) 785-4239 or (775) 785-4242.

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

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.

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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