Mayor's Emergency Orders
IRVING EXTENDS NIGHTLY CURFEW THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING
Based on the current Dallas-Fort Worth civil unrest and curfews, the City of Irving is extending its nighttime curfew in certain areas of the city through 5 a.m. Friday, June 5. The curfew remains in place from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly, from June 1 through Thursday, June 4 and expires at 5 a.m., Friday, June 5.
While the curfew is in place throughout various areas of the city, residents are encouraged to stay home, affected businesses should close and all city facilities will be closed. The curfew also includes all public school district properties located within the Irving city limits.
Based on law enforcement intelligence and social media chatter, the City of Irving is taking a proactive approach to protecting the community.
"The Irving Police Department is committed to protecting life and property in the city," said Irving Chief of Police Jeff Spivey. "People are understandably upset, and peaceful protests during the day are appropriate. But what we are seeing across the nation with people being injured and businesses destroyed in unacceptable."
Mayor Rick Stopfer issued a Proclamation Declaring a Local Sate of Disaster in Irving to help the city address potential civil unrest that might spill over from Dallas and other cities. Certain exemptions apply, including traveling to and from work, and seeking medical attention.
The areas impacted by the curfew are:
- All public school properties located within Irving city limits.
- Heritage District area – Irving Boulevard, between Nursery Road and Sowers Road, including City Hall.
- Irving Mall area and stores along State Highway (SH) 183 from SH 161 to Story Road.
- Urban Center, along SH 114 and Riverside Drive to Texas 348 Spur.
- Shopping centers along MacArthur Boulevard from Royal Lane to Interstate 635, and along Interstate 635 from MacArthur Boulevard to Belt Line Road.
Updated Curfew MAP
Irving Issues Curfew in Response to Dallas Curfew, Civil Unrest
Out of an abundance of caution, the City of Irving is imposing a curfew in certain areas of the city starting at 10 p.m. on Sunday, May 31, 2020 through 6 a.m. on Monday, June 1, 2020. Mayor Rick Stopfer issued a Proclamation Declaring a Local State of Disaster in Irving to help the city address potential civil unrest that might spill over from Dallas. This is a fluid situation and Irving Public Safety are prepared to respond as necessary.
While the curfew is in place, all residents are asked to stay home and all parks and city facilities are closed.
The map below depicts the areas impacted by the curfew, which includes:
° Heritage District Area – Irving Blvd between Nursery and Sowers, including City Hall
° Irving Mall Area and stores along 183 from 161 to Story Rd
° Urban Center along 114 and Riverside up to 348
° Shopping centers along MacArthur from Royal to 635, and 635 from MacArthur to Belt Line
If you see groups gathering during the curfew period, please call the Irving Police Dispatch at 972-273-1010. If an immediate response is needed call 911.