Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, June 08, 2006

Poster Contest Helps Families Think Safety

Poster Contest Helps Families Think Safety

Boise, June 8, 2006, 9:00 a.m. - The Boise Police Crime Prevention Unit is sponsoring a kids poster contest to get families thinking about neighborhood safety. The contest is a preview for National Night Out, an evening of neighborhood gatherings meant to promote community and prevent crime. This year, National Night Out is set for Tuesday, August 1st.

Kids can draw, color or paint their ideas on neighborhood and personal safety; like locking bikes, locking front doors or leaving porch lights on, etc. All entries will be displayed at the Boise Public Safety Building and Police Headquarters at 7200 Barrister.

Winners in each age category will receive some fun prizes presented by Boise Mayor Dave Bieter and Police Chief Michael Masterson in a City Hall ceremony July 19th.

Rules of the Poster Contest:

  • Original artwork only, not computer generated
  • On 8 1/2 by 11" paper
  • Name, address, phone number,¬†school grade, gender printed on back of poster.
  • Posters must be received at BPD Headquarters by July 10th.

Entries can be hand delivered or mailed to:

Poster Contest
Charlene Miller, Crime Prevention Unit
7200 Barrister
Boise, ID  83704

For more information, please contact Charlene Miller, Boise Police Crime Prevention Unit 577-3851