Mesa Police Department Hosts 'Take 25' Event
May 18, 2010
Saturday, May 22, 2010 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm, the Mesa
Police Department, with assistance from the Mesa Fire
Department, will host Take 25 at the Superstition Springs Mall.
Take 25 is a program of the National Center for Missing and
Exploited Children (NCMEC). The goal of Take 25 is to heighten
awareness about children's safety issues.
With a focus on prevention, the campaign encourages parents,
guardians and other trusted adult role models, to take 25
minutes out of their day to talk to kids and teach them ways to
be safer. Just a few minutes of prevention information can make
a huge impact in the life of a child.
There will be information on Internet Safety, Water Safety, Car
Seat Placement, Child Safety and what to do in the event your
child goes missing. In addition to the Mesa Police helicopter,
motorcycles, Command Van, DUI Van and K-9, several community
organizations will be attending:
- Herpetological Society
- Salt River Project
- U.S. Postal Inspectors
- Streetlight Phoenix
- The Masons
- The Mesa Citizens Police Academy Alumni
- Safe Kids
- Boys and Girls Club
- Maricopa County Health
- Guardian Protection Services
Have your children fingerprinted, photographed and bite casts
done free of charge. Having this is crucial in the event your
child goes missing.
Arizona Idol finalist Angela Anne Flores will kick off the event
with a song about child safety. Please join us in helping make
our children and community safer.
For more information about the Take 25 program, please visit
www.take25.org or contact
Missing Person Investigator, Margie Quihuiz, at 480-644-2019 or