The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Jenny Lind Parent Teacher Organization for the invitation to assist with the event. Please review some safety tips associated with Halloween.
Provide children with flashlights to carry for lighting or glow sticks as part of their costume
A responsible adult should accompany young children on the neighborhood rounds
When sorting through candy at the end of the night, be sure to throw away any candy that is not in its original wrapper, or looks as though it has been opened.
Agree on a specific time children should return home
Instruct children to travel only in familiar, well-lit areas and stick with their friends
Children and adults are reminded to put electronic devices down, keep heads up and walk, don’t run, across the street
While driving- Watch for children walking on roadways, medians and curbs. At twilight and later in the evening, watch for children in dark clothing.