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Curfew Laws

In Tucson and unincorporated areas of Pima County: 

  • People younger than 16 must be off the streets by 10 p.m.   Sixteen and 17 year olds may stay out till midnight.  The end of the curfew is 5 a.m.
  • Generally curfews do not apply to young people accompanied by a parent or guardian, youths who are married, or those on emergency or business errands.
  • There is also parental responsibility in the curfew laws.  Parents can be held responsible if their children are caught out after curfew.

This information can be found on the Pima County Sheriff Department website under Neighborhood Resource Guide.


Arizona Daily Star August 8, 1993. Page 12 B. 

Pima County Code Chapter 9.20.   (Pima County passed curfew as of August 3, 1993.) 

Tucson Citizen.  November 12, 1996. Page 11A. 

Tucson City Code Sec 11-34. 

-, Mark Stine. "Cracking down on curfew." News 13 KOLD-TV Home. (accessed October 19, 2011).

"Pima County Sheriff's Department :: Home." Pima County Sheriff's Department :: Home. (accessed October 19, 2011).

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Last Update: 5-19-2014 12:33pm

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