Parents preach all year long to not take candy from strangers — well, of course, unless it's Halloween.
It's a good idea to know who your neighbors are year-round, but sending your kids door-to-door offers a little extra incentive to make sure they don't trick-or-treat at a questionable house.
Are you sure a sex offender hasn't moved into the neighborhood?
You can check this searchable database with an interactive map at Familywatchdog.org.
A search of a two-mile radius around Center Middle School turned up 14 offenders.
Strongsville police will patrol the streets in marked cruisers between 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31 for trick-or-treat.
Kids are urged to carry glow sticks or flashlights so they stay visible during their rounds.