Subway graffiti patrol

Eagle Team members Robert Barrow (l.) and Ihor Ilkiw patrol the subway station at 145th Street and Broadway on the hunt for graffiti artist vandalizing the track walls.

Robert Barrow, a former New York Police Department sergeant, surveys the tracks near the 145th Street and Broadway subway station for vandals.

Robert Barrow, a former New York Police Department sergeant, surveys the tracks near the 145th Street and Broadway subway station for vandals.

Jose Estrada (r.) and Ihor Ilkiw of the Eagle Team watch passengers at the station. The anti-graffiti surveillance squad was formed in September.

Jose Estrada (r.) and Ihor Ilkiw of the Eagle Team watch passengers at the station. The anti-graffiti surveillance squad was formed in September.

Estrada (l.) and Ilkiw of the Eagle Team patrol the Concourse Train Yard on Jerome Ave. in the Bronx looking for graffiti artists.

Estrada (l.) and Ilkiw of the Eagle Team patrol the Concourse Train Yard on Jerome Ave. in the Bronx looking for graffiti artists.

Most of the members of Eagle Team are former police detectives and sergeants.

Most of the members of Eagle Team are former police detectives and sergeants.

Ilkiw and the rest of New York City Transit Eagle Team patrols the 148th Street and Lenox Ave. train station in the Bronx.

Ilkiw and the rest of New York City Transit Eagle Team patrols the 148th Street and Lenox Ave. train station in the Bronx.

The team patrols railyards and stations every night.

The team patrols railyards and stations every night.

25 thoughts on “Subway graffiti patrol

  1. hahaha
    the people who are on the pics with their graffiti they will be happy and do more and more
    they wont stop after reading this
    they will do MORE and MORE

    goodluck pigz

  2. …they look so funny because they have to be so serious.and they have so much enemies….poor people but I`M sure that it is an interssting job.

  3. How fast do they run? Especialy Mr. ilkiw? )) And why they are former cops? Former policeman means stupid policeman? Ill

  4. HAHAHAH THIS WONT CHANGE GRAFFITI
    IN OUR EYES ITS ART NOT VANDALISM YOU PIGGSS

    WHERE FROM HOLLAND WHERE THE FUCK YOU FROM!?

    JORDO & PAMOR

    APES CREW

    PEACE 2 AL GRAFF WRITERS!

  5. funny…yea they’ll hold it down for a little, but new generations and much more 2 come gonna find there ways to get around this, nd even if they do stop the transit graff…fuk it..there still a BUNCH of other spots to hit up…neva gonna stop

  6. Yo! Graffiti’s the oldest artform.it will NEVER be completely erased!will always be an individual or cru GETTIN UP!!! *Aspesh when u see these anti graff patrols obviously got too much time on their hands…too many burgers,hotdogs&doughnuts&chasin graf writers=heart attacks! lol ;ob

  7. Melbourne have a anti graff unit like this one on the railways. they Call themselves the APU asset protection unit, they transport officers and mean mutha fuckers.

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