Safety

Back to School – 5 Tips for Kids Waiting at the Bus Stop
Back to School – 5 Tips for Kids Waiting at the Bus Stop
Back to School – 5 Tips for Kids Waiting at the Bus Stop
School is almost back in session, which means it’s time to start brushing up on tips for taking the bus. The school bus can be a great resource for time-strapped parents and independence-seeking children alike. But it also needs to be approached with safety and care. Here are five tips to make your child’s bus ride the best it can be.
Playgrounds: Danger or Menace? New York Times Says Maybe Both!
Playgrounds: Danger or Menace? New York Times Says Maybe Both!
Playgrounds: Danger or Menace? New York Times Says Maybe Both!
Most parents (let’s face it, there’s some 'loony tunes' people out there) will do anything to protect their children, especially at a public place like a playground. But according to today’s New York Times, we might be messing up our kids even more by keeping them safe. In other words, playgrounds are so safe now that they're making our kids into weenies.
Sheriff Mancuso Advises Parents on Water Safety for Kids
Sheriff Mancuso Advises Parents on Water Safety for Kids
Sheriff Mancuso Advises Parents on Water Safety for Kids
When the weather warms up, everyone turns to beaches, pools and lakes to beat the Louisiana heat. But water can also be a dangerous place for children. Nearly 1,000 kids die each year due to drowning, and for people between the ages of 5 and 24, drowning is the second leading cause of accidental death.
Fireworks Safety Tips For Your 4th Of July
Fireworks Safety Tips For Your 4th Of July
Fireworks Safety Tips For Your 4th Of July
With the dry conditions in Southwest Louisiana and the danger of using fireworks without knowledge, we thought we would give you some good tips on how to use fireworks this 4th of July and be safe at the same time.  Here are some important safety tips for you:
CPSO To Conduct Boater Education Classes
CPSO To Conduct Boater Education Classes
CPSO To Conduct Boater Education Classes
With a lot of people in Southwest Louisiana enjoying the outdoors and the waterways here, it is key to have the skills and safety knowledge when doing it. The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office just announced some safety classes that boaters can take for free.