What You Need To Know About Sacramento’s Citywide Curfew

By bonneville on June 1, 2020

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. 

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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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