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Culver City Police Department Issues Halloween Safety Tips

Trick-or-treating should be fun, but it should also be safe, advises Culver City Police Chief Donald Pedersen.

The Culver City Police Department wants everyone to have a safe and fun Halloween and has issued the following tips to make Oct. 31 a safe night for trick-or-treating:

  • Parents should establish a specific route for their children in a known neighborhood.
  • Parents and children should use flashlights and use sidewalks whenever possible.
  • Children should use crosswalks when possible and not cross between parked cars.
  • Motorist should drive slowly and watch for children in the street and on medians and exiting driveways.
  • Parents should have their children wear bright, reflective and flame retardant costumes.
  • Children should travel in groups accompanied by an adult.
  • Children should only go to well lit houses and remain on porches and do not enter the homes.
  • Children should bring all treats home and let a parent inspect them all before eating them.

 

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jerry chabola October 26, 2012 at 08:45 PM
Thanks to CCPD and CCFD for your day at El Rincon School. The students were very excited to be able to see you, your trucks, cars and K-9! What a great way to help make Culver City a great place for all of us.

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