Halloween Safety iPhone Applications iPhone Apps to Keep Kids Safe While Out Trick-or-Treating! Oct 30 2012 • By Rebecca Gruber 43 0 Keep your kids safe on Halloween! The holiday is a childhood favorite filled with costumes, loot bags, and tons of candy. But before heading out on your evening adventure, download a few safety apps to your iPhone. Source: Thinkstock Family GPS Tracker and Safety Center What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 The Family GPS Tracker and Safety Center app (free) allows mamas to track their location at any given time. The app also offers a monitoring service to identify sex offenders that may be living in the area. Kids ID Lite What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Create an electronic identification for your child, before heading out to the ghoulish night's activities. With Kids ID Lite (free) all of your lil one's vital information will be in one place. The app allows parents to send the information directly to law enforcement agencies if a child goes missing and includes a checklist of actions to follow. Flashlight What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Need to light your way while trick-or-treating? The Flashlight app (free) uses the phone's own light to brighten your path. The app's Halloween screen adds a pumpkin theme to the service too. Pocket First Aid & CPR From the American Heart Association What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 That lollipop may have looked safe in its wrapper, but hard candy can easily lodge in a tot's throat. The Pocket First Aid & CPR from the American Heart Association ($4) features the latest up-to-date emergency information including CPR and first aid for choking, scrapes, and more serious injuries. Offender Locator What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Keep your kids away from predators with the Offender Locator app ($1). By compiling data from all 50 states' "Registered Offender Databases," the app allows mamas to keep their kids safe on what can be a frightful night! Ghost Radar What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 There will be plenty of costumed ghosts running through the neighborhood on Halloween, but what about real ones? The Ghost Radar app ($1) will alert mamas to any possible paranormal activity. CPSC Recalls What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Don't become too attached to your lil one's Halloween costume. With the rash of recalls, some popular outfits may make the list. The CPSC Recalls app (free) allows mama to track the government agency's announcements. The Weather Channel What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Not sure if the weather will hold up until your neighborhood's 5 p.m. trick-or-treating begins? The Weather Channel app (free) can give mama hour-by-hour forecasts. Smart-ICE4family What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Keep your family's medical history in one easy-to-read location with the Smart-ICE4family app ($3). In addition to being a filing center for the information, the app will also dial emergency services, send a current location to EMS, and email doctors a signed HIPAA privacy statement. FDA Recalls What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Before digging into that loot bag full of sugary sweetness, check the FDA Recalls app ($1) to make sure the goodies really are safe!