GREEN BROOK, NJ ­– In an effort to address incidents of vandalism that have occurred in recent years, the Township of Green Brook and the Green Brook Police Department announced on Monday that a juvenile curfew will be in effect on Sunday, Oct. 30 and Monday, Oct. 31. Under the curfew, juveniles 18 years of age and under will be restricted from being in any public place – including but not limited to streets, sidewalks, parks, recreation or shopping area, parking lots – between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. on both Sunday, Oct. 30 and Monday, Oct. 31.

Exceptions include juveniles accompanied by a parent or guardian; anyone attending an extracurricular school-sponsored activity; someone participating in a cultural, educational or social event sponsored by a religious or community-based organization; or those returning home from their place of employment.

The township urges parents and guardians to review curfew hours with their children and teenagers; juveniles found in public areas of the township during restricted hours will be approached by officers to ensure compliance with the ordinance. The township asks for full cooperation from parents, guardians and families to keep the neighborhoods safe.

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In addition, Green Brook Police Chief G. Christopher Kurz advises that the police department will be performing extra patrols during these days and times to maintain residential safety and security. 

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