Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

Los Altos Police Department
Tuesday October 31st, 2017 :: 02:46 p.m. PDT
Community

Help Us Keep Trick-or-Treaters Safe this Halloween

Happy Halloween from your friends at Los Altos Police Department! Please help us keep our neighborhoods safe for this evening’s trick-or-treaters with these quick safety reminders:

  • Remove items from footpaths that could cause kids to trip or fall. Make sure the lights are on outside your home and light the walkway to your door, if possible.
  • Drive with extra caution – Reduce speed and watch for children who may dart into the street unexpectedly, particularly during peak trick-or treating hours between 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
  • Help trick-or-treaters remain visible – Provide flashlights, glow sticks or reflective clothing or tape. Cross streets at intersections, not from between cars parked on the street.
  • Prevent falls – be sure costumes are an appropriate length to prevent trips and that masks do not impede vision.
  • Inspect all candy before consumption – Beware of loose wrappers, unwrapped or homemade candy.
We hope you all have a safe and happy Halloween!

Address/Location
Los Altos Police Department
1 N San Antonio Rd
Los Altos, CA 94022

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 650-947-2770

Submit an anonymous web tip

Navigate & Discover