Due to the increase in the number of crimes involving minors, for several days the Dallas authorities decided to implement the curfew among adolescents more severely.

In this way, throughout the Metroplex from Sunday to Thursday, between 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., as well as from Friday to Saturday, between 12:01 a.m. and 6:00 a.m., minors caught in the streets without a reason that justifies their presence outside their homes will be arrested.

However, the police may also arrest young people who are discovered wandering outside educational institutions during the day.

However, for the parents of the young people who are arrested for loitering in the streets there will also be legal repercussions such as arrests and citations to the Court.

In this regard, Juan Fernández, spokesman for the Dallas Police, told several media outlets that the morning curfew hours in Dallas are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

“It is understood that children should be in school at that time,” he said.

It should be noted that, if any minor under 17 years of age works at night, their parent or guardian must record the route of the journey they make, in order not to be detained by the authorities unless they are in a place other than the one indicated.

A few weeks ago, Eddie García, Dallas police chief, called on the population to continue supporting from home the measures imposed with the purpose of having a safer city.

“We have had challenges and will continue to have them, but we will meet them head-on. When crime goes up, it’s not just a police problem. And when it goes down, it’s a collective effort,” he noted.

Since March, the police announced part of a plan to tackle crime in apartment complexes, which they rated as the number one place for violence in the city.

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