A curfew was in effect in Santa Ana beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, June 22, 2020, until 5 a.m. Tuesday, June 23.
The executive order by City Manager Kristine Ridge, acting as director of emergency services, is in response to possible civil unrest resulting from protests tonight. The City of Santa Ana supports the public’s right to peaceably assemble and protest outside of the curfew hours. The Santa Ana Police Department will be actively monitoring the situation to maintain public safety.
During the curfew, all persons must not travel on any public street or public place, except for certain allowed purposes that include seeking emergency care, fleeing danger and traveling to and from employment and religious services. All law enforcement, fire and medical personnel, other personnel authorized by the Santa Ana Police Department, and members of the media are exempt.