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San Diego County Sheriff's Department
Friday October 29th, 2010 :: 11:39 a.m. PDT


Halloween Safety Tips from the San Diego Sheriff's Department to make the spooky night a safe one.

The Sheriff's Department is offering the following safety tips so you can have a fun and safe Halloween.

• Try to trick or treat before it gets dark.
• Always have an adult go around trick or treating with the children.
• Go trick or treating in groups.
• Wear reflective costumes and carry flashlights.
• Keep costumes short to prevent trips and falls.
• Make sure children can see and breathe well in their masks.
• Accept treats at the door; do not go inside a stranger’s house.
• Do not let children eat candy without checking it first.
• Drive slowly and be aware the streets are swarming with children.

San Diego County Sheriff's Department
9621 Ridgehaven Ct
San Diego, CA 92123

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 858-565-5200

Melissa Aquino
Public Affairs

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