Cities have implemented nighttime youth curfews at an increasing rate as a tool to help ensure the safety of communities and to deter crime and violence among youth.
A recent survey of 490 cities conducted by the National League of Cities (NLC) found that well over 300 have curfew laws.
While five laws dated back to the 1950s, 110 cities reported their laws were passed just within the past five years. That nearly matches the number of curfews implemented in the previous 15 years bet...
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