Wednesday, September 14, 2011

PGPD to Conduct Car Seat Check-Ups

Prince George’s County, Maryland… The Prince George’s County Police Department and members of the Bunker Hill Fire Station and the Prince George’s Community Federal Credit Union (PGCFCU) will be conducting car seat check-ups this Friday. Certified car seat technicians will be on hand to check for recalls, ensure that child passenger car seats and boosters are installed correctly, and that the harness and vehicle installation are correct for the child. In a recent car seat check-up event, the Prince George’s County Police Department reported that 93% of car seats were improperly installed or unsafe for a child. The police department encourages those who utilize child passenger car seats to attend the event. There is no fee for the check-up and it is open to the public.

Who:      Prince George’s County Police Assistant Chief Kevin Davis

              Members of the Bunker Hill Fire Station

              Members of the Prince George’s County
              Community Federal Credit Union

When:    Friday, September 16, 2011

Time:     1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Where:    Bunker Hill Fire Station
                3716 Rhode Island Avenue
                Mt. Rainier, MD 20712

For more information contact the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Press Information Office at (301) 772-4710.

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