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GRAFFITI VANDALISM IN BARANGAY BUGO: A STUDY

A research proposal

Presented to

Mr. Bonifacio R. Labadan

Mindanao University of Science and Technology

Cagayan de Oro City

In Partial Fulfillment of

The Requirements

Of Research 10

Submitted by:

Sheen Ruby O.Salcedo

Marcela R. Salas

Anacel C. Senagonia

March 2012

Chapter I

THE PROBLEM

Introduction

Look around a certain community; do you see spray-painted gates? Walls covered with irritating drawings? Spray-painted walls? Damage posters due to unnecessary markings? Cars polished with markers? Or any obscene and violent language scrawled on brick walls?

This is what you call graffiti vandalism; any unknown person damaging properties by writing, drawing, and painting, spraying or etching on it or otherwise marking on it without the full awareness of the owner (Local Government New Zealand, Beat Graffiti Guide 2006). Public buildings and facilities are the usual prey for graffiti vandals. Private properties however, are not immune to such reprehensible act. This defacement or destruction of properties says a lot about public discipline or a lack of it. Because the destruction of public and private property poses a threat to society, graffiti vandalism is a crime. It is unacceptable on every level. It looks bad, costs money and quality of life for those it affects, and often frightens people vulnerable to crime.…...

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