(La Porte County, IN) - La Porte County Police will be out in greater numbers for homecoming season beginning this weekend.
Police say homecoming-related events usually result in underage drinking, reckless driving, and other misconduct. In response, officers will have a greater presence in the upcoming weeks throughout the county.
Police ask parents to encourage their children to make good decisions and remind them of the consequences of drinking alcohol and using drugs.
Other pieces of advice from police include parents knowing when and where homecoming events are scheduled, who their children will be with, and contacting your children during events to find out how they are doing.