Kamloops RCMP reminds everyone how to have a spooky and safe Halloween

Halloween is just under two weeks away and little ghosts, witches and monsters will soon be descending on the streets.

Kamloops RCMP reminds people of some safety tips to make sure they have a spooky and safe night.

“Over the next few weeks, police and RCMP volunteers will be visiting schools and talking to students about Halloween safety, but it’s very important that those messages are followed up at home,” Cpl said. Dana Napier.

“We want a nice evening to stay that way.”

To report suspicious activity in your area, contact the Kamloops RCMP at 250-838-3000. For emergencies, call 911.

The Kamloops RCMP Detachment wishes everyone a safe Halloween full of treats!

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<h3><strong>Tips for children:</strong></h3>
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Never Trick or Treat Alone

  • Make sure the drivers can see you – carry a flashlight, wear reflective or light clothing

  • Dress warmly

  • Only visit well-lit houses

  • Never enter a house, always wait outside for your treats

  • Don’t eat sweets until an adult makes sure it’s safe

  • Only cross streets at zebra crossings and intersections

  • Watch out for cars driving off ramps or backing up

  • Respect your neighbors’ gardens, use paths and sidewalks

  • Tips for drivers:

    • Drive with extra caution, children will be excited and may forget safety rules

    • Drive slowly in residential areas where kids are more likely to do trick or treating

    • Be careful when going up and down ramps or when reversing

    Tips for parents and carers:

    Tips for those handing out treats:

    • Keep sidewalks and paths clear and well lit

    • Keep your entrances clear

    • Please consider children of all ages who want to participate in trick or treating

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