Vandalism is one of the forms of destructive deviant behavior of the person during which objects of art, cultures, other property of public value, other private property is destroyed or profaned. Progressive development of Russian state depends on stability of public relations, security of interests of: personality, society, state. This requires all law enforcement agencies overall performance increase, including law-enforcement bodies. Adoption of any law, including counter vandalism law, requires a thorough studying of jurisprudence and practice of the nature of this phenomenon and more exact explanation of the sense of things to be written in the new norm, new law adopted by the legislator should be understood uniformly. Special attention to the structure of vandalism is caused not only by complexity of its separate theoretical provisions, but also due to its practical importance, recently among a huge number of various "traditional" crimes committed daily, number of criminal acts connected with defilement or damage of public property considerably increased.
vandalism, deviant behavior, public value, defilement of objects of art, culture, hooliganism, monument, public moral.