Pop-A-Lock™ PALSavesKids™ FREE Program Rescues Over 350,000 Children Trapped In Automobiles

Pop-A-Lock CEO Warns Of The Dangers Of Distracted Caregiving During This Labor Day Weekend

August 28, 2013 - PALSavesKidsPop-A-Lock™, America’slargest security company, today announced its PALSavesKids™ program has rescued over 350,000 children locked in their caregivers’ automobile for FREE. The public service program reminds busy caregivers to be hyper-vigilant of their children’s presence during the hot summer months through a new call-to-action: PALSaves1-Stop, 2-Look, 3-Lock.

“Our organization receives calls virtually every day about a child who has been mistakenly locked in the family car,” said Don Marks, CEO of Pop-A-Lock. “In fact, more children die of heat stroke from being locked in a car, than are killed by forward-moving accidents which is a senseless tragedy.” He added, “Please follow our PALSavesKids prompt and stop and look before you lock your vehicle, but if you forget, call Pop-A-Lock immediately, along with emergency services, and we’ll come open your car for free.”

PALSavesKids is a free community service program that was originally launched in 1991 under its former name, Emergency Door Unlocking. Since that time, Pop-A-Lock associates have saved over 350,000 children across the country for free. The program now includes a new call-to-action: PALSaves 1-2-3; 1-stop, 2-look, 3- lock, which is accompanied by a new mascot, the PALS Puppy. The new mascot is a gentle reminder to parents to look before you lock your vehicle.

“We are so proud of our PALSavesKids program,” said Mr. Marks. “It is such a natural thing to protect our children through the security services we’ve become expert in. It’s just one of the ways we can give back in our communities.”

About Pop-A-Lock

Pop-A-Lock™ is the most trusted team of security professionals in the nation. It was founded in 1991, in Lafayette, Louisiana by two law enforcement officials who recognized the need for security services in their area. Since then, the company has grown to serve 8,000 communities throughout the U.S. and Canada, providing advanced technology security services, locksmithing, roadside assistance, and free security audit information for businesses, homes, and schools. All Pop-A-Lock technicians are trained in the latest technology and have cleared background and drug tests. Look for our technicians in their easy to identify orange and black uniforms and vehicles.

SOURCE Pop-A-Lock

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Melanie Thomas
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(202) 390-7887

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