Henderson Police Helping to Make Halloween Fun and Safe
October 16, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
PLEASE CONTACT KEITH PAUL, (702) 267-4510
Henderson, Nev. – Henderson Police are going to help take the fright away from Halloween this year with safety tips for trick-or-treaters and glow-in-the-dark bracelets for youngsters so motorists can see them.
Henderson Police also suggest that trick-or-treating take place during the hours of 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Thursday, October 31. Children should always be accompanied by an adult and are encouraged to wear bright clothing and masks that do not hinder their vision. Motorists and pedestrians should use extra precaution during the trick or treating hours and during the Halloween weekend.
To help keep children safe, Henderson Police have created a Halloween safety card available at all Henderson Police stations. Any pre-teen child who comes to a Henderson Police station will be given a glow-in-the-dark bracelet to be worn on Halloween night in addition to the safety card. The cards and necklaces are available now through Halloween.
“I want to remind all motorists to be on the lookout for those necklaces. Children will be running around our neighborhoods on Halloween,” Police Chief Patrick Moers said. “We need all motorists to be alert to help prevent a tragedy.”
Henderson Police have tips for drivers during Halloween:
In addition to the tips on the card, below are some additional safety tips for Halloween:
The safety tip cards and bracelets are available at each of the Henderson Police stations each day from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. from the desk officer.
The cards and bracelets will also be available at Henderson’s National Night Out Community Safety Expo on October 19 in Galleria at Sunset – North Parking Lot, 1300 W. Sunset Rd. from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m.
An electronic version of the safety tip card is attached to this press release.
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