SCPD Advisory on Halloween

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The Suffolk County Police Department is recommending that due to the after effects of Hurricane Sandy, parents take precautions if they choose to take their children trick-or-treating today.

In spite of the improved weather conditions, there are still numerous downed trees and live wires as well as flooding conditions in many neighborhoods. Police suggest parents consider staying home and celebrating Halloween indoors. Trick-or-treating and traditional Halloween celebrations are intended to be fun for children, however, due to the recent storm, it may be unsafe to be outdoors. If parents choose to take the risk of going trick-or-treating with their children, they must be aware of the dangers these post-storm conditions pose to their children’s safety.

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