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   HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS


To ensure that your children have a safe Halloween, please make sure they observe the following guidelines:

  • Always go trick-or-treating with a grownup.
  • Visit only neighborhoods you know.
  • Make sure your costume lets you move, see, and hear easily.
  • Wear a light-colored or bright costume so drivers can see you.
  • Put reflective patches or strips on your costume.
  • Carry a flashlight or glow stick.
  • Stay in well-lit areas.
  • Watch out for cars.
  • Have your parents check your candy before you eat it.


 



2017 Shop with a Cop Program


The Pineville Police Department is currently soliciting donations for our 3rd Annual Shop with a Cop event.  Shop with a Cop is a one-on-one experience for underprivileged children during the holiday season.  Each child is partnered with a Pineville Police Officer to spend the day shopping, socializing, and building a lasting relationship.

This year's even will be held on Saturday, December 16th.  More details will follow.  If you are interested in donating to this program, corporate and individual donations are greatly appreciated and tax deductible.  If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact the Pineville Police Department at 704-889-2231.




SCHOOL BUS SAFETY

The beginning of the school year means the return of school buses to Pineville's streets.  Familiarize yourself with the rules below regarding stopped school buses to ensure that you do not break the law or worse, injure a child.

 

Two-Lane Roads

For two-lane roads, all traffic MUST stop on both sides of the road.

 

Two-Lane Roads with Center Lane


For two-lane roads with a center turning lane, all traffic MUST stop on both sides of the road.

 

Four-Lane Roads


For four-lane roads without a median, all traffic MUST stop on both sides of the road, in all four lanes.

 

 

Four-Lane Roads with a Median


On divided highways with four lanes or more and a median, only the traffic on the same side as the school bus must stop.

 

 

Four-Lane Roads with a Center Turn Lane

 

For roads with four lanes or more and a center turning lane, only the traffic on the same side as the school bus must stop.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Pineville town-wide speed limit is 35 mph, unless otherwise noted.  The speed limit is 20 mph on Main Street.  The Pineville Police Department will be strictly enforcing these limits.  Be sure to observe the posted limits if you do not wish to receive a ticket.

 

 



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Pineville Police
427 Main Street
Pineville, NC 28134

Non-Emergency:
(704)-889-2231

Crime Stoppers:
(704)-889-7867