Mayor Tom Barrett released the following statement regarding the City of Milwaukee emergency curfew:
“Last night we saw a notable reduction in illegal activity associated with public protests. I am optimistic that reduction will continue this evening.
“At this time, I am not ordering a curfew for tonight, Tuesday, June 2. However, if conditions warrant, I will, on short notice, institute a citywide curfew.
“I want to thank all the public safety officials who have been working tirelessly to protect our city.
“I have respect for the thousands of Milwaukee residents who have peacefully demonstrated in recent days, and I hope that all future protests are lawful.
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Mayor Tom Barrett released the following statement regarding the City of Milwaukee emergency curfew:Jun 3rd, 2020 by Mayor Tom Barrett
“The City of Milwaukee will not be issuing a curfew for today, June 3.”