National Western Stock Show Starts Saturday

The Denver Police Department has asked the Nebraska State Patrol to pass along this information to Nebraskans heading to the National Western Stock Show in Denver.  They typically have a large number of attendees from Nebraska and they want to everyone to have a good time but remember safety while attending the event that starts on Saturday.

The Denver Police Department welcomes those attending the 2019 National Western Stock Show to the Mile High City! The National Western Stock Show is a longstanding Denver tradition, which brings fun and excitement for not only Metro Denver area residents, but for those traveling far and wide who are attending the festivities January 12 through 27, 2019.

While in town, please remember the following safety tips in mind while enjoying the merriments:

 Ensure windows and doors are locked – both at the residence and vehicles.

 Do not leave keys or other valuables in your vehicle. It takes seconds for a thief to break into a vehicle and steal belongings.

 Never start your car and leave it unattended.

 Park in busy, well-lit areas.

 Keep your wits about you. As in any city, pay attention to your surroundings and if you see something, say something.

 Don’t drive impaired. Utilize mass transit or ride shares.

 Properly secure firearms and do not leave them in your vehicle.

Please note that Denver has a city ordinance prohibiting open carrying a firearm and concealed carrying requires a permit.

 

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