Franklinton Police Chief Olander Smith announced Tuesday (August 8, 2017) that the Police Department will have a Safety Expo for young people (from elementary through high school) at the Washington Parish Fairgrounds on September 30, 2017 from 10 am to 2 pm. Participating in the event includes the Louisiana State Police, Franklinton Fire Department, Washington Parish School Board, Washington-St. Tammany Electric, and Northshore EMT. They will have free drinks and hot dogs.
The Chief said that it doesn't matter where the kids come from. The focus is to educate kids about anything that can hurt them.