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East St. Louis Mayor Threatens Martial Law

East Saint Louis Martial Law

Kyle Prindiville
TW Contributor

The mayor of East St. Louis, Alvin Parks, declared on September 27 a “zero tolerance order” effective immediately in East St. Louis. He is targeting teenage boys under the age of 18 with a plan to enforce curfew laws and to arrest any teen walking the streets during school hours.

There is a window from 4pm-10pm that teens are allowed to be outside, but the mayor warned that any teen found without ID will be arrested. He went on to say wearing royal blue or bright red will be outlawed. These policies of increasing the police presence and enforcing martial law are said to be “for the safety of the citizens”.

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