Police stats stop curfew in Arlington, Texas

The Youth Activities Committee in Arlington, Texas recently decided not to enact a curfew after reviewing police statistics that did not show an increase in juvenile crime. Every six months, the local police chief presents the statistics, which track the number of crimes committed by teenagers and against teenagers after midnight.

Wash, DC Curfew Ruled Unconstitutional

The curfew in Wash. DC was ruled unconstitutional by the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. The appeals court upheld a U.S. District Court ruling that said the city’s nighttime curfew unconstitutionally restricted freedom of movement. The curfew was never put into force due to court challenges.