Police take to social media to identify campaign sign vandals

Posted at 2:15 PM, Oct 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-24 15:16:26-04

The Green Bay Police Department is using its Facebook page to encourage all residents to be respectful of others property during the last two weeks of the 2016 campaign season. 


The department has received several reports of damage to property and the theft of campaign signs from both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump supporters. The homeowner who shared the video above installed security cameras to catch the ones responsible for taking or damaging their sign.

If someone is caught damaging or stealing a political sign, he or she could be issued a municipal forfeiture for criminal damage to property ($691) or Theft ($376).

Anyone who has information about the above video or other acts of vandalism or theft should contact the Green Bay Police Department at 920 448-3200. If you prefer, you can remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers at (920) 432-STOP, on the web at, or by texting GBTIP plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).