Saturday , 16 October 2021

Cold Lake RCMP meet with pre-kinder students for Halloween Safety

On October 30, 2019, RCMP Officers attended Ecole Voyageur Elementary School and met with the pre-kinder students to speak about Halloween Safety. Corporal Marie-Eve Mackenzie-Plante, Constable Alan Coles, Constable Ryan Baillie, along with Potential Police Service Dog (PPSD) in training, Marma were in attendance.


While students had a chance to interact with PPSD Marma, the officers spoke to the students about the importance of being prepared for a safe and spooktacular Halloween!

  • Trick-or-treat with your parent(s) or a responsible adult
  • Trick-or-treat with a friend or in a group if unsupervised. Tell your parents or a responsible adult where you are planning on trick-or-treating and when you will be back home.
  • Always make sure you are visible in the darkness or carry a flashlight
  • Costume weaponry should be easily identifiable as an imitation. Avoid masks that limit your vision and hearing
  • Stay on the sidewalks or to the side of the road. Face traffic when you are walking down a road without sidewalks
  • Only attend well-lit homes and skip the dark ones
  • Do not eat any treats until your parents have examined your candy
  • Never go inside a stranger’s residence or vehicle

As local roads and streets will be busy with trick-or-treaters, with the busiest times being between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Cold Lake RCMP would like to remind motorists to be extra cautions as young people make their way from house-to-house.

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