LAPLACE, La. (BRPROUD) – The time to go trick or treating is almost here.

The St John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office is reminding parents to be vigilant on Halloween.

SJBPSO is telling parents to not approach the home of a sex offender.

The sheriff’s office is identifying sex offender homes by posting the sign seen attached to this story.

The full message from the St John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office can be found below:

If you see this sign posted at a house and the porch light is off, DO NOT let your children go to the door. This is a house of a SEX OFFENDER. If you see a registered sex offender participating in Halloween, dressed up in costume, or giving out candy, please contact the Sheriff’s Office immediately by dialing 911.
Have a safe and happy Halloween.