10/24/2012 - DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- With Halloween approaching, safety officials urge families to practice safe trick-or-treating Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m.
Security Forces will provide additional security in housing areas.
Plan and discuss the trick-or-treat route. Instruct your children to travel only in familiar areas along the established route. Establish a return time and teach child to only stop at well lit houses and never to enter a stranger's home.
Pin a slip of paper with the child's name, address and phone number inside a pocket or costume in case the child gets separated from the group.
To ensure a safe trick-or-treating outing, should give children an early meal before going out. Insist treats be brought home for inspection before anything is eaten.