DES PLAINES, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois State Police is offering Halloween safety tips for trick-or-treaters and motorists.
State police say that parents should do things like make sure their kids carry flashlights or wear reflective tape so that people driving through neighborhoods can see them. Police also say that motorists should drive slowly. And they say that kids should only cross streets at crosswalks and that a responsible adult should accompany young trick-or-treating children.READ MORE: Chicago Police Release Video, Still Images They Say Show Adam Toledo Holding Gun
Children are advised to stay out of homes unless they’re accompanied by an adult and to trick-or-treat only at homes where the porch lights are illuminated.READ MORE: COPA Released Body Cam Video Of Adam Toledo Police Shooting Within 17 Days, But They Have Not Always Met The 60-Day Deadline
State police say that older unaccompanied children should stick to familiar areas.
Finally, when kids return home, parents are advised to closely examine the candy they’ve collected and to avoid homemade treats.MORE NEWS: Lightfoot On Shooting Death Of 13-Year-Old By CPD, His Access To A Gun: 'No Evidence Whatsoever Adam Toledo Shot At The Police'
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