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Miami-Dade Police Now Enforcing Strict Curfew on Underage Teens

Police are again paying attention to a long established, yet seldom enforced curfew. They hope this new crackdown can help stop the latest wave of gun violence. Read more.

Juvenile Arrests, 2016

This bulletin describes the latest trends in arrests involving juveniles (youth younger than age 18) covering the period from 1980 to 2016, based on analyses of data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program.…

The Curfew Myth: How a ‘90s Panic Spawned an Anti-Crime Measure That Doesn’t Make You Safer – The Marshall Project

It’s a summer ritual in many American cities — declaring a juvenile curfew to keep troublemaking teenagers off the streets. This summer at least one city—Austin—has decided not to sound the alarm. The Austin Police Department’s…