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    Question:

    My city has a curfew law that restricts persons under age 18 from being outside late at night.  Why was this law drafted?



    Answer:

     Law enforcement agencies report that crimes involving juveniles often occur at night.  Also, the traffic accident rate for juveniles increases during night hours. Curfew law are usually enacted as a strategy to reduce crime and traffic accidents in the community.


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    On 02/17/09
    S.C.G from AZ said:
    i dont like the curfew laws because my parents let me out after curfew but the police say i have to be home or inside my yard by 10
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