Operation Safe Treat for Halloween - Tucson News Now

Operation Safe Treat for Halloween

PIMA COUNTY, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Several law enforcement agencies including U.S. Marshals will be knocking on doors this evening, but not for trick-or-treat.

The U.S. Marshal's Violent Offender Task Force will be going door to door this Halloween, to check up on about 100 registered sex offenders in Pima County.

Deputies say sex offenders are not supposed to participate in Halloween activities.  That means no decorations and no enticing children into their homes.

About 30 officers from several different agencies will be out and about to make sure these sex offenders are following the rules.

It is a joint effort that includes Tucson Police, the Department of Public Safety and the Pima County Sheriff's Office.   It is all to make sure everyone enjoys Halloween safely. 

Tucson News Now will have a crew riding along with officers at 9 p.m. (Fox 11) and 10 p.m. (KOLD News 13).  

To find out about registered sex offender in your neighborhood go online to https://az.gov/app/sows/home.xhtml

Copyright 2013 Tucson News Now All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Baby deer is frequent guest at family's NJ pool

    Baby deer is frequent guest at family's NJ pool

    Friday, June 23 2017 1:13 AM EDT2017-06-23 05:13:50 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 1:13 AM EDT2017-06-23 05:13:50 GMT

     At first, the family thought the baby deer had fallen in. But she kept squeezing through the gate every day to swim and and enjoy the Jacuzzi.

     At first, the family thought the baby deer had fallen in. But she kept squeezing through the gate every day to swim and and enjoy the Jacuzzi.

  • France probes death reportedly from exploding cream canister

    France probes death reportedly from exploding cream canister

    Thursday, June 22 2017 9:40 AM EDT2017-06-22 13:40:50 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 1:43 PM EDT2017-06-22 17:43:57 GMT

    French authorities are investigating the death of a fitness blogger reportedly hit by an exploding whipped cream canister that was withdrawn from the market in 2013, officials and the company that makes the product...

    French authorities are investigating the death of a fitness blogger reportedly hit by an exploding whipped cream canister that was withdrawn from the market in 2013, officials and the company that makes the product said Thursday.

Powered by Frankly