Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Poster Winners

Poster Winners

Boise Police Chief Michael Masterson will join Mayor Dave Bieter in presenting awards to the 12 children who won the recent "Safety in our Neighborhood" poster contest.

The Boise Police Crime Prevention Unit sponsored the kids poster contest to promote neighborhood safety. The contest was also scheduled to help families begin thinking about neighborhood safety and National Night Out in anticipation of Tuesday, August 1st.

"Sometimes, it's actually children who can remind parents about safety precautions," said Chief Masterson. "Teaching children safety is an important life long lesson."

        Who: Mayor Bieter and Chief Masterson

       What: Winners of children's Neighborhood Safety Poster Contest

       Where: City Hall steps

       When: 11:00 today, Wednesday, July 19th