St. Louis Park imposes mandatory curfew

Use of public streets, buildings prohibited during curfew hours


Ryan Barnett

A woman holds a sign with the words “‘To protect and serve’ my ass” during a protest on Chicago Avenue to honor George Floyd May 25. After protests turned violent, many cities and counties have implemented mandatory curfews.

Talia Lissauer

Following several days of protests, the cities of Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Crystal, Lauderdale, Maplewood, Maple Grove, Minneapolis, Osseo, Richfield, Shoreview, St. Anthony, St. Louis Park, St. Paul, Woodbury and the counties of Anoka and Dakota have implemented mandatory curfews.

St. Louis Park’s curfew is from 8 p.m. – 6 a.m. May 30 – June 1, according to Mayor Jake Spano’s Proclamation.

The Minneapolis emergency regulation prohibits people from using public streets and public buildings. This includes but is not limited to walking, biking, the use of cars and public transportation on any place accessible to the general public. Violation of the order includes up to a $1,000 fine or up to 90 days of imprisonment.