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Halloween Safety

Stay safe this Halloween with these tips from the Albuquerque Police Department.

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The time for little monsters, super heroes, and ghosts has arrived again.

Halloween is a wonderful part of the changing seasons. Whether you are trick-or-treating, visiting a haunted house, or attending a holiday party, have fun and stay safe with these Halloween tips.

Halloween Safety Tips

  • Start early and end early.
  • Wear light-colored clothing or costumes. Use make-up instead of a mask for better visibility.
  • Accompany young children while trick-or-treating. Have older children walk with friends, a watch, and a flashlight.
  • Agree to the route and an expected arrival time. Make a map of the route for you and your children, and stay in your own neighborhood.
  • Use sidewalks or walk facing traffic. Stop, look, and listen at corners or before crossing the street and walk, don't run.
  • Be respectful of other people and their property. Stop only at well-lighted houses, and never go inside a stranger's home.
  • Always check your children's treats prior to consumption.