Angels' Night 2012 kicks off with hundreds of volunteers, strict curfews and a heavy police presence

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Hundreds of volunteers for Angels' Night 2012 will be busy starting Monday, keeping a watchful eye out to report suspicious activity.

Volunteers will patrol neighborhoods in their vehicles marked with easy to spot flashing orange lights.

There will also be a heavy police presence with multi-jurisdictional teams that include Detroit Police, Wayne County Sheriff, Michigan State Police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

An emergency curfew is now in effect for the City of Detroit. Detroit Police say no one 17 years old and under can be on any public street, sidewalk, park, playground, or any other unsupervised outdoor public place from 6:00 p.m. Monday until 6:00 a.m. Tuesday, and from 6:00 p.m. Tuesday until 6:00 a.m. Wednesday.

Normal curfew hours resume Wednesday after 6:00 a.m.

Under an emergency ordinance, dispensing of fuel into portable containers is also prohibited in Detroit until Wednesday, October 31, at 11:59 p.m. There will be exceptions made for emergencies, but detailed information must be provided.

Anyone interested in volunteering to patrol the streets for Angels' Night 2012 can check with coordinators at the following deployment locations:

·         West District - Northwest Activities Center, 18100 Meyers, (313) 870-0649

·         East District - Butzel Family Center, 7737 Kercheval, (313) 628-2170

·         Southwest District - Patton Recreation Center, 2301 Woodmere, (313) 628-2180

·         Central District - 10th Precinct Mini Police Station, 8675 Rosa Parks Blvd., (313) 224-2989


·         Northeast – Coleman A. Young International Airport, 11499 Conner, (313) 628-2170

·         Far West- 19180 Grand River, (313) 870-0649

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