Criminal Law


The violation of a court order, regulation, ordinance, or law requiring the withdrawal of persons from the streets or other specified areas; prohibiting persons from remaining in an area or place in an idle or aimless manner; or prohibiting persons from going from place to place without visible means of support.

Agencies must include in this classification:

  • Suspicious person
  • Suspicious character
  • Begging
  • Loitering (persons 18 and over)
  • Vagabondage