Home » Jackson Hole »Town of Jackson » Currently Reading:

Jackson PD Has Halloween Safety Tips

October 30, 2012 Jackson Hole, Town of Jackson No Comments
trick-or-treat

No doubt, parents and their children will be putting finishing touches on Halloween costumes for tomorrow at school and the evening that follows.  The Jackson Police Department is offering a couple familiar pointers to assure such disguises are put together with safety in mind.  One of the most important considerations, says Sergeant Cole Nethercott, is to be sure the child’s vision isn’t impaired.  Nethercott says too many costumes inhibit the wearer’s vision which can cause problems when they are walking around the community’s streets or in the dark in general.  Nethercott also recommends incorporating reflective material or tape into the costume to assure they can be easily seen by motorists.  By the same token, he says motorists should be extra watchful for excited children darting across the streets while on their Halloween rounds.  Nethercott also suggests mapping out known areas for trick-or-treating to take place.  Again, he urges people to only go to places that they are familiar with, never go inside the houses of strangers, and if possible, parents should go trick-or-treating with younger children.  Jackson Police he says will be out with extra patrols to assure everyone has fun in a safe manner and that others don’t use the holiday for malicious intent.

Comment on this Article:

LOST CREEK RANCH AND SPA WEBCAM

Quake List

Archive

Weather Alerts

Wyoming News

  • Digital age flattens the learning curve - July 22, 2014
    If you’re thinking you want to get some photographic evidence of the time you spend outdoors, now’s a great time to buy a camera. The prices on digital cameras has fallen a lot since I started shooting, and there are some fantastic cameras out there for very decent prices. I’m not a big fan of […]
  • Hot and Mostly Sunny - July 21, 2014
    Temperatures will stay hot for today with only a small chance of a few gusty thunderstorms in the east.  Temperatures for eastern Wyoming will be a few degrees cooler but still very warm on Tuesday and Wednesday.  Tuesday looks to be generally dry as well.
  • It’s true — kids say some weird stuff - July 21, 2014
    An e-mail I got the other day highlighted some of the things an anonymous mother from Texas learned from her kids. Things like, “If you hook a dog leash over a ceiling fan, the motor isn’t strong enough to rotate a 42-pound boy wearing Batman underwear and a Superman cape. It is strong enough, however, […]
  • Shoot some skeet if you’re feeling like a crack shot - July 18, 2014
    I shot at a lot of clay pigeons when I was a kid, but I never did it at an organized trap or skeet club. And I’ve shot at a lot of birds, both upland and waterfowl. I may not have been born with a shotgun in my hand, but I picked one up not […]

The Latest RSS Items

  • No items found in feed URL: http://feeds.feedburner.com/StefaniasBlog?format=xml. You requested 5 items.
  • powered by RSS Just Better 1.3 plugin