Jackson mayor further extends youth curfew order


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – On Friday, Jackson Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba extended the youth curfew order for minors under the age of 18 in the city of Jackson.

The order states it’s shall be unlawful for any minor under the age of 18, unmarried and not emancipated by removal of minority disability by order of the court, to remain in or upon any public street, highway, park, vacant lot, establishment or other public places within the city during the time frame from 10 p.m. until 5:00 a.m., commencing on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, for a period of five days. 

Several valid exceptions to the curfew are listed within the order, including but not limited to being accompanied by a parent or guardian, employment or medical emergency. 

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