Detroit Police Department Provides Guidelines for Adult Supervision
for Auto Show Weekends & MLK Holiday
The Detroit Police Department is issuing a reminder to parents and guardians that all minors younger than 16 visiting the North American International Auto Show after 6 p.m. must be accompanied by a responsible, supervising adult 21 years of age or older. The guidelines will be in effect from 6 p.m. until closing every weekend during the Auto Show (Saturdays and Sundays from Jan. 14-22) and on Monday, Jan. 16 when schools are out for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
Loitering will not be permitted outside of Cobo Center either, so drivers who are picking up patrons are encouraged to be prompt. Loiterers may be ticketed, which could result in fines. In addition to uniformed officers, undercover officers will be on duty to ensure public safety and monitor the premises.
If an individual is determined to be under the age of 16 and without adult supervision, he or she faces being escorted from the premises by Detroit Police. Assistance will be given if the minor needs help contacting an adult for transportation home.
For more information, contact DPD Media Relations at (313) 596-2200.