Firefighters, paramedics and police heroes will delight cheaters at the Halloween Trunk or Treat sponsored by the Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force.

Parents can safely drive throughout the event with their children 12 and under where first responders will visit cheaters and hand out candy.

The event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, October 25 in front of the Tennessee Driver’s License Station on Samsonite Drive in Murfreesboro.

sergeant. Shawn Boyd of the Tennessee Highway Patrol said “Tennessee Bear” will welcome children.

“We love seeing all the kids in their costumes,” Boyd said. “Trunk or Treat gives us the chance to interact with families in a safe and fun environment. It’s a good opportunity for the community to meet us and enjoy Halloween.

Each agency will decorate a pumpkin and allow parents to text their favorite for the best pumpkin contest.

Parents will receive brochures on securing their children in child seats and other safety messages.

Agencies expected for the event include the Murfreesboro Fire Department, Rutherford County Fire and Rescue Department, Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Police Department of Murfreesboro, VA Police, Smyrna Police Department, Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, and Tennessee. Department of Transport.


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