Fourth of July Safety TipsJuly 03, 2013
Mobile Police Fourth of July Safety Tips
The Mobile Police Department wants everyone to have a safe Fourth of July
Secure important belongings inside of vehicles and out of view at events.
While at an event, an identity card should be placed in a childs pocket to help police if they become separated from a parent or guardian. The card should provide the name of the child, address, telephone contact numbers and the name of a relative.
Adults are encouraged to establish a post-event meeting place for family and friends if groups become separated.
Wear light clothing, comfortable shoes, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
Drink lots of fluids to stay hydrated.
If swimming, follow all water safety rules. Children should be accompanied by adults at all time while swimming.
While traveling, obey all traffic laws.
Discharging firearms in the city limits is illegal.
Discharging or shooting fireworks in the city limits is illegal.
Do not drink and drive.
Children under the age of 16 are required to wear helmets while operating a bicycle on public roadways.
If you need police assistance, call the Mobile Police Department at 208-7211 or dial 911.
Corporal Christopher Levy
Public Information Office