Spurred by the city’s ongoing gun violence, the Shreveport City Council Public Safety Comm...

Shreveport Public Safety Committee discusses ways to deal with juvenile crime – Shreveport Times

Spurred by the city’s ongoing gun violence, the Shreveport City Council Public Safety Committee met Friday to discuss juvenile curfew, first responder pay increases, equipment, overall city crime, and creating an intergovernmental public safety committee.Talk of imposing a stiffer juvenile curfew has made the rounds as something that local government officials are looking into.Shreveport’s current curfew restricts outdoor activities for juveniles ages 17 and under in the city between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. every day, except on Friday and Saturday, when the curfew starts at midnight.Clay Walker, director of Caddo Parish juvenile services told public safety committee chairman, Shreveport …

 

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