Today is Halloween and according to WILX-TV 10, the official trick-or-treating time has been set for 6 to 8 p.m. tonight in Lansing.

The Lansing Police Department laid out some very important tips for a safe night.

1.  When possible, trick-or-treat in a familiar neighborhood.

2.  Younger children should be accompanied by an adult.

3.  Older children should take friends and travel with a group.

4.  Have an adult inspect all candy prior to consuming.

For more tips from the Lansing Police Department, please click on the above link.