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Prince George’s County Implements Juvenile Curfew Zones To Combat Youth Crime

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To curb youth crime, Prince George’s County, Maryland, council members approved a resolution on Wednesday to establish juvenile curfew zones. The legislation, “An Act Concerning Juvenile and Minor Curfew Zones,” allows commercial property owners to request the police chief to create curfew zones within the county.

The proposed area must be primarily commercial and have support from at least one county council member from the district where the curfew zone would be enforced. Additionally, at least two-thirds of the property owners in the proposed zone must approve.

This measure follows an incident in April at National Harbor, where hundreds of minors were involved in fighting and vandalism before dispersing when police arrived.

Abu Sillah is Business Owner from Prince George's County, MD. He serves as the CEO of The DMV Daily and Marketing Manager of The Wig Cafe. Outside of business and media, Abu is a middle school teacher and Promotions Assistant for RadioOne DC. He has a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and an M.A. from Bowie State University. Abu is very passionate about 3 things: media, working with kids and uplifting others,

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