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Curfew in Effect Nightly | 9 PM to 5 AM

Curfew in Effect Nightly Until Further Notice | 9 PM to 5 AM

Updated June 4, 2020:

The curfew in place for 9pm – 5am continues for the evening of June 4, 2020.  We will continue to consult with local law enforcement and community partners daily on the security needs for the curfew to remain in effect and update citizens accordingly.  Thank you for your continued cooperation in these challenging times.

Updated June 3, 2020:

The curfew in place for 9pm – 5am continues for the evening of June 3, 2020. We will continue to consult with local law enforcement and community partners daily on the security needs for the curfew to remain in effect and update citizens accordingly.  Thank you for your continued cooperation in these challenging times.
A mandatory curfew is in effect starting at 9:00 p.m. on June 1, 2020. The hours of the curfew are from 9:00 p.m. CDT until 5 a.m. CDT on June 2, 2020. This curfew will remain effective until further notice. The Scott County Board of Supervisors will reevaluate the need for continuation of the curfew on a daily basis. Please see below for full resolution. Click here to view original resolution.

RESOLUTION

SCOTT COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

June 1, 2020

RESOLUTION APPROVING CURFEW ORDER

WHEREAS, as a result of the death of Mr. George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a violent outbreak of civil unrest and public disorder has taken place on May 30 – June1, 2020 within Scott County, Iowa; and

WHEREAS, this civil unrest and public disorder has resulted in substantial interference with the public peace as to constitute a significant threat to the health and safety of the people and a significant threat to private and public property; and

WHEREAS, this civil unrest and public disorder is evidenced by significant public property damage in the City of Davenport, including damage to the courthouse; and

WHEREAS, this civil unrest and public disorder is evidenced by significant private property damage to businesses within the City of Davenport; and

WHEREAS, this civil unrest and public disorder is evidenced by multiple arrests over the three day period; and

WHEREAS, this civil unrest and public disorder is evidenced by two deaths, another injured in a shooting and the shooting of a Davenport Police Officer; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to section 331.301(1) of the Code of Iowa (2019), consistent with the laws of the general assembly and the Constitution of the State of Iowa, Scott County may exercise any power it deems appropriate to protect and preserve the rights, privileges and property of the county or its residents and to improve the peace, safety, health, welfare, comfort and convenience of its residents.

WHEREAS, Scott County, Iowa desires to enter a mandatory Curfew Order for Scott County to protect and preserve the rights, privileges and property of the County and its residents and to preserve and improve the peace, safety, health, and welfare of its residents.

NOW THEREFORE, the Scott County Board of Supervisors, acting on behalf of Scott County, Iowa and pursuant to Iowa Code Section 331.301(1) enacts the CURFEW ORDER as follows:

1) A mandatory curfew is in effect starting at 9:00 p.m. on June 1, 2020. The hours of the curfew are from 9:00 p.m. central daylight time until 5 a.m. central daylight time on June 2, 2020. This curfew will remain effective until further notice. The Board of Supervisors will reevaluate the need for continuation of the curfew on a daily basis.

2) The curfew is in effect for all of Scott County, Iowa and applies to all individuals except government officials, those who are travelling to and from work during those hours, returning from a polling place, those who require medical assistance or who have a legitimate family emergency, those participating in official religious observance, and credentialed member of the press.

3) All other individuals located in Scott County, Iowa shall remain in their place of residence during the hours the curfew is in effect.

4) Scott County, Iowa authorizes any peace officer employed thereby, when in full and distinctive uniform or displaying a badge or other insignia of authority, to arrest without warrant any person violating or attempting to violate this Curfew Order in that officer’s presence.

5) This resolution shall take effect immediately.