Police focus on safety at Halloween event

WICHITA — The Wichita Police Department is sponsoring the fifth annual Halloween in the Park safety event from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Cypress Park, 350 S. Edgemoor.

Elementary age children and their parents are invited to trick-or-treat in a safe environment and learn safety tips from police officers and other public safety personnel. Children will receive a free bear from Wesley Medical Center, which is a co-sponsor of the event.

There will also police cars, an ambulance and a fire truck on display.