Halloween is one week from today.
and La Crosse Police want to make sure it's a safe
They have a few common-sense reminders if you plan
to take the kids trick-or-treating.
Only go to homes that have their porch lights on.
that's a signal that they're home and handing out
Make sure you look over all your treats.
and throw away any that aren't wrapped or packaged.
Watch out for traffic.
even though you can see them.
they might not be able to see you.
Also, police say reflective tape works well to make
sure your kids can be seen in their costumes in the
Those can be stuck to any type of costume so they
are perfect, they can even be stuck to shoes, legs
so when they are walking around, motorists can see
them as well.
Trick-or-treat runs from 4-to-8 next Monday in La
Crosse, Onalaska, Holmen and West Salem.