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City curtailing services to make room for Wednesday George Floyd protests in Casper

Protesters gather in David Street Station after marching through downtown Casper on Tuesday, June 2, in response to the death of George Floyd, who was killed by an arresting officer in Minneapolis recently. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — The City of Casper say that they will curtail several services offered at the Casper City Hall and the Hall of Justice on Wednesday, June 3.

“We are doing this to make room in the David Street area for people to gather and exercise their First Amendment right to protest the death of George Floyd,” City Manager Carter Napier said in the city’s release.

Services which will be suspended Wednesday include:

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  • VIN checks
  • fingerprinting
  • issuing permits and licenses
  • accepting plats
  • paying court fines

“These services are provided by the city departments that occupy Casper City Hall and the Hall of Justice, both located on North David Street,” the city says.

Other city services will continue on Wednesday in the manner they have during the COVID-19 pandemic. The suspended services will resume on Thursday.