After three days of protests through parts of Sacramento, vandalism, and looting on businesses in downtown, Midtown, and surrounding areas, The City of Sacramento has declared a local public emergency and imposed a citywide curfew from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. until further notice according to officials on Monday afternoon.
KCRA reported that 500 California National Guard troops have been called in as a reinforcement and has already been seen around downtown Sacramento. Here’s what you need to know about the city-wide curfew:
- Violations of the curfew are subject to administrative penalties, arrest, and a person could face misdemeanor penalties of up to six months in jail, $1,000 fine, or both.
- The curfew will end when the City determines that the violence, chaos, and destruction have stopped.
- People are allowed to travel to and from work during the curfew.
- All businesses within the boundaries of the City of Sacramento that are open to the public must close public-facing operations no later than 8 p.m.
See more frequently asked questions see HERE! Stay safe Sac!
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