CIRCLEVILLE – Trick or treat is a great time for kids to go out and collect candy and have some great fun. Being prepared for your kids to have a good time knowing where the pitfalls could be can protect your kids.
Ohio Attorney General has a easy to use database that will give you addresses and locations of any sex offenders in your area. This will give you a map of any sex offenders in your neighborhood. It is available here: https://offenderwatch.com
Other Tips you can use to keep your kiddos safe during Trick or Treat
- Make sure your Trick or treater is visible. If wearing a dark and spooky outfit equip them with some sort of light that can be seen.
- Children should be accompanied by a adult or in a group for safety.
- Tell children never to go inside a house of a stranger
- Instruct children to use good road safety, to watch both ways before crossing the streets and use crosswalks and wait for crossing signals when available.