Tips for Kids

Tips for Children

  • Know your full name, address, phone number and how to dial 911.
  • Beware of strangers bearing gifts, candy or pets.
  • Don't open the door for strangers.
  • Use the buddy system and travel in groups.
  • Always let your parents know where you are going.
  • Don't wear clothes or carry bags with your name visible on it.
  • Don't be afraid to say "no" if you feel uncomfortable or afraid of a situation.
  • Never approach a stranger without a responsible adult with you.
  • If threatened, scream, yell and run towards people.
  • Don't keep secrets. If something uncomfortable happens, tell an adult.