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Curfews

  • By: Nicole R. Green
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

In general, curfews are regulations that prohibit the presence of people on streets or other public properties during certain hours of the day. For more than a century, curfews have been invoked at various times in the United States in an ...

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