Halloween Safety

The Plainsboro Township Police Department offers the following tips to insure a safe Halloween.

Safety Tips
  • Plan costumes that are bright and reflective.
  • Secure emergency identification within Halloween attire.
  • Mask can limit eyesight, consider non-toxic and hypoallergenic makeup.
  • Purchase only flame resistant costumes, etc.
  • Think twice before using simulated knives, guns or swords.
  • Obtain flashlights with fresh batteries for all children and their escorts.
  • Do not use candles.
  • Plan and review with your children the route and behavior which is acceptable to you.
  • Though tampering is rare, a responsible adult should examine all treats.
  • Throw away any spoiled and unwrapped items.
  • Report all suspicious items to the police.