MANY places in the world have had a youth curfew in effect for years. The United States reportedly enacted its first juvenile curfew in in Omaha, Nebraska. At least US cities have curfews on teenage youth. In most of these cities, curfews prohibit children under 18 from being on the streets after 11pm during the week and after midnight on weekends. About cities, including Los Angeles, also have daytime curfews to keep children off the streets during school hours.
Myrtle Beach reminds visitors about existing teen curfew as vacation season nears
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In , City Council was once again discussing a curfew for youth in Oakland. The issue has come up before. According to the news , the proposal says that " anyone under 18 cannot remain in a street, park, public outdoor space or car between 10 p. It would also ban minors from being out and about during school hours, from a. Businesses are supposed to send people under 18 home and parents would get in trouble on behalf of their kids. Kids could face fines, community service or jail time.
City urges Sioux Falls residents to follow teen curfew ordinance
The City of Atlanta recently announced its intention to enforce a longstanding teen curfew ordinance, lest kids 16 and younger roam the streets in the wee hours. Under the ordinance, anyone younger than 17 can't be outside their homes without adult supervision from 11 p. Sunday through Thursday, and from midnight to 6 a. Many cities and counties across metro Atlanta have similar regulations. Proponents say the laws reduce teen crime and protect teens from danger, while critics believe the rules do little more than give a false sense of security to nervous adults.
The city's curfew ordinance states that no minor under the age of 18 can be in public areas like streets, parks, or vacant lots between the hours of p. Police Chief Matt Burns said juvenile crime is increasing in Sioux Falls, and these crimes often are committed late at night and into the early morning hours. A recent deadly shooting in Bakker Park in southwest Sioux Falls in particular sparked new concerns about crimes committed by teens in the city.