April 12th, local time, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced that the state, including the counties where the Wright murder was committed – Hennepin County, Ramsey County and Anoka County, will be from 7 p.m. to 1 p.m. local time on the 12th. A curfew began at 6 a.m. on the 3rd.
Walz said Minnesota will send the largest police patrol in history, and individuals who violate the curfew will pay for their actions. The government will exempt the curfew exemptions for eligible media, individuals engaged in important work, and patrol members.
Prior to the governor’s curfew, the mayors of Minneapolis and St. Paul announced that the two cities would impose curfews from 7 p.m. on the 12th to 6 a.m. local time on the 13th.