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With the development of urbanization, we are witnessing the emergence of various phenomena and behaviors, including vandalism in different societies. Today, social anomalies also need to be addressed more seriously by developing the cities. The phenomenon of vandalism is one of the topics that quickly engages various societies and is emerging as a serious issue; it even our community has encountered the problems. This article attempts to investigate the factors related to vandalism in adolescents and youths in Hamadan province with emphasis on the role of police and social security, and to provide appropriate solutions to reduce this dilemma. The research method is survey. The statistical population of the study is male youth in Hamedan between 10-27 years old. 500 individuals were selected as samples using the Cochran sample size formula. Sampling method was simple random sampling. The hypotheses of this research are: gender, social base, location, relationship with peers and how to spend your leisure time using the variables of vandalistic behavior. The results showed that there is a significant relationship between all of the above variables with the tendency toward vandalistic behavior. Police plays an active and effective role as a force that has the nature of law enforcement and, in principle, sees the order as the head of its action and development, and can use its social and civil identity toward creating order and security.