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Broward Curfew Expires, But Could Be Extended: Here Are The Curfew Rules

John McCall
Sun Sentinel
A protestor douses his face with milk after tear gas was used by police in downtown Fort Lauderdale on Sunday, May 31, 2020, after a peaceful march turned violent. A curfew has been imposed from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry imposed en emergency curfew order Sunday evening in response to “growing civil unrest” that the county said could “potentially threaten the health, safety and welfare” of the public.

It went into effect at 9 p.m. Sunday and is in place until 6 a.m. Monday. The county said it could be extended if circumstances warrant.

Here are the rules for the curfew hours:

  • No one is allowed to use any street or sidewalk in Broward County for any purpose, except for active duty police, fire rescue, first responders and medical, health care and utility service personnel.
  • People are allowed to travel directly to and from their home to their place of employment.
  • Residents are permitted to walk their dogs or other pets within 250 feet of their homes.

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