City of Helena passes resolution to enact curfew ‘if needed’

City of Helena passes resolution to enact curfew ‘if needed’
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HELENA, Ala. (WBRC) - The Helena City Council passed a resolution Tuesday that gives the mayor the power to enact a curfew if it’s needed in the city.

During an emergency city council meeting, council members agreed to support the resolution based on recent events involving violence in Birmingham.

Upon a curfew proclamation by Mayor Mark Hall the city would move to an 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew.

Mayor Hall and Helena Police Chief Pete Folmar said the curfew would be triggered by any intelligence that involved a threat against or near the city.

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