Minneapolis and St. Paul is among at a growing number of metro cities that will be under curfew from 10 p.m. Tuesday until 6 a.m. Wednesday.
Joining Minneapolis and St. Paul are New Hope, Robbinsdale, Fridley, Champlin, Maple Grove, Columbia Heights and Crystal. All of them are under a 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew.
The curfew in Brooklyn Center, where 20-year-old Daunte Wright was fatally shot by a police officer on Sunday, will also start at 10 p.m., while there will be an 8 p.m. curfew in neighboring Brooklyn Park.
The National Guard has deployed troops in the Twin Cities once again as a precaution against further unrest following two nights of clashes between police and protesters.
There is a rally for for Daunte Wright planned to start at 5 p.m. outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department.
Here are some of the specifics for Brooklyn Center's direct neighbors.
From the City of New Hope:
"The city of New Hope has issued a curfew from 10 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13 until 6 a.m. on Wednesday, April 14. During the hours of the curfew, all persons must not travel on any public street or in any public place.
"People traveling directly to and from work, seeking emergency care, fleeing dangerous circumstances or experiencing homelessness are exempted."
From the City of Robbinsdale:
"The decision to continue a curfew is at the discretion of individual cities within the metropolitan area. Along with our neighboring cities, the City of Robbinsdale has chosen to enact a curfew for this evening, Tuesday 4/13/21 from 10 pm through 6 am tomorrow morning, Wednesday 4/14/21. Exceptions to the curfew include people traveling to or from work, religious services, emergency services, law enforcement, people seeking emergency medical care or fleeing danger, the homeless and the news media."
From the City of Crystal Police Department:
"We join with most of our neighboring communities in implementing tonight’s curfew. Over the last few nights, we have seen several attempts to damage and break in to local businesses. We continue to see outside actors coming into town in an attempt to break in and steal items and damage property. To maintain our primary goal of preservation of life, property, and maintaining our ability to community needs, you will notice a markedly increased police presence around town. We have assigned additional staff and will continue this presence throughout duration of the metro-wide unrest. Please understand that our officers, in the interest of preservation of safety and property, will attempt to identify the intentions of persons found in closed business areas after hours."
From the City of Columbia Heights:
"During this curfew, all persons must not travel on any public street or public place.
"Exemptions: All law enforcement, fire and medical personnel, as well as other personnel authorized by the City, Anoka County, the Department of Public Safety, Minnesota State Patrol, or Minnesota National Guard, and credentialed members of the media are exempt from the curfew. Individuals seeking emergency care, fleeing danger, or experiencing homelessness, and having to travel to and from employment and religious services are also exempt."
From the City of Minneapolis:
"The curfew includes exemptions for credentialed members of the press, law enforcement, emergency responders, those traveling to and from work or religious services, and the following community patrol organizations: A Mother’s Love, Center for Multicultural Mediation, Native American Community Development Institute (NACDI), Corcoran Neighborhood Organization and T.O.U.C.H. Outreach, Change Equals Opportunity (C.E.O.), Restoration Inc., and We Push for Peace."
From the City of St. Paul:
Specifics to come.
We will update this if more cities issue curfew orders.