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Far Hills Police Department
Monday October 26th, 2009 :: 05:45 p.m. EDT


**(Far Hills Police)***(Halloween Safety)**. Please check your email for important tips.

Halloween is fun for adults too, if you have been at a party---call for a ride if you have too much to drink!
Be alert for kids and dont drink and drive. Thanks

Helpful Halloween Tips to Share with everyone;

Instruct your children never to enter the home of a stranger.
Do not allow your children to go out alone.
Instruct your children to stay in their own neighborhood and trick or treat at homes that have porch lights on.
Children should wear costumes made of light colored material. If the costume is made of dark material, attach reflective tape to the costume to increase nighttime visibility.
Children and adults should carry a flashlight or bright colored glo sticks so that motorists can see them.
Children should walk on the sidewalks, not on the street.
Masks can restrict vision. If your child wears a mask, make sure he or she removes it before crossing the street.
Children should trick-or-treat during daylight hours.
Children should never be allowed to go out alone on Halloween.
Children should never eat any treats until they have been examined.
All fruit should be cut and closely examined before eating.
Advise children that they should never enter strangers’ homes.
Children should never accept rides from strangers.
Children should never take shortcuts through backyards or alleys.
Set a specific time limit for your children to be out on Halloween night.
Instruct children not to stray from their group.
A responsible adult should escort children while trick-or-treating.
Call Law Enforcement for anything suspicious.

Far Hills Police Department
6 Prospect St
Far Hills, NJ 07931

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 908-234-1017

Kenneth Hartman

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