Fishers Police Dept. announces trick-or-treat hours, safety tips


Fishers Police Dept. Chief Ed Gebhart announced the City of Fishers trick-or-treat hours as being 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31. He also shared several safety tips, as follows:

  • Only give and accept packaged or wrapped candy
  • Only go to houses with an owner you know
  • Inspect treats before allowing children to eat them
  • Accompany all children while trick-or-treating
  • Carry a flashlight
  • Stay within the neighborhood
  • Use make-up or face paint instead of masks. If masks are used, ensure the child has good visibility
  • Choose flame retardant costumes
  • Wear light-colored clothing that is short enough so the child doesn’t trip
  • Use caution when crossing the street

Police cars will patrol Fishers neighborhoods to help ensure safety. The City of Fishers annual Halloween celebration, Boo Bash, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Central Green outside of Fishers City Hall, 1 Municipal Dr.