Stay safe July 4th

The Albany Police Department is making sure everyone has a fun, but safe, July 4th holiday.

Officers are out at the fairgrounds on foot, on bikes and on four-wheelers.

There is heightened enforcement through neighborhoods and the rest of the city.

Zero-tolerance for drinking and driving is in effect and curfew laws will be enforced.

"It is a weeknight, I know it is a holiday but it also is a weekend night and the curfew laws will be enforced. Children need to be in by 11 unless they are accompanied by a parent," said Phyllis Banks, media manager for the Albany Police Department.

Albany Police want to remind everyone to keep crime prevention in mind: lock your car doors, keep valuables out of sight and be aware of your surroundings.

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