Battle Creek Police are reminding residents about safety as one of the busiest nights of the year for partying is here: The night before Thanksgiving.

Chief Jim Blocker and Officer Cody Longon tell The Richard Piet Show tonight through the weekend are among the busiest as folks celebrate Thanksgiving, starting with friendly reunions at watering holes the night before.

Both also offered safety tips about shopping now that Black Friday deals are breaking out.

Blocker also discussed last weekend's bank robbery and subsequent traffic chase. Hear what he had to say by clicking the player below.

Hear The Richard Piet Show weekday mornings from 5:30-9 on WBCK.