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Halloween Safety
Posted on Oct 25th, 2011

Don’t be Haunted by Halloween Safety Concerns
    Join us for Live Online Chat with Officer Brendan Murphy
 
Make sure your ghosts, goblins and super-heroes are safe while trick-or-treating this Halloween night, Monday, October 31. Join Crime Prevention Officer Brendan Murphy as he answers all your safety-related questions on Friday, October 28 at noon. Click HERE to submit your questions online now.
Top tips to help keep your kids safe on Halloween include:
Make sure children cross the street with an adult.
Walk on sidewalks or paths.
Cross the street at corners; obey traffic signals and crosswalk signs. Watch for cars that may be turning or backing up.
Motorists should stay alert and remember that Fairfax County neighborhoods will be “crawling” with children; in both large and small groups. Drive slowly.
Children should wear reflective costumes or carry lights to ensure they will be seen by motorists.
 
 
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News Release: 11/298/LHC/
October 25, 2011