The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) announced that it has been awarded a two-year, $2.4 million grant by the U.S. Department of Justice. Funds will go toward providing firearm safety education messaging and free gun locks through Project ChildSafe to communities throughout the country, to encourage responsible firearm storage and help reduce firearm accidents, theft and misuse.
We’d like to give a shout out to the state of Louisiana for doing its part to create a culture of firearm safety.
In an effort to promote awareness and child safety, the Lodi Police Department is giving away free gun locks to any Lodi resident who wishes to obtain one. Simply come to the Lodi Police Department at 1 Memorial Drive during normal business hours Monday through Friday 8am-4pm and speak to someone in the Records Division.
Michigan Gun Owners, one of our PCS SAFE Summer Local Champion groups, gave a firearms safety presentation to a group of about 15 kids and their parents at Jordan Missionary Baptist Church in Detroit, MI on August 8.
On Saturday, August 15, PCS Safe Summer Champion Kevin McNair partnered with the Nevada Department of Wildlife and Bass Pro Shops to host two free firearm safety seminars in Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas Bass Pro Shops, Tactical West Las Vegas and the Nevada Department of Wildlife will present two free seminars on firearm safety and training to help gun owners take steps to handle and store firearms responsibly. Responsible storage of firearms is the #1 way to help prevent firearms accidents.
Santa Cruz police are offering free gun locks to residents who want to keep their firearms safe. A gun lock consists of a cord through the chamber of the weapon and attach it to a padlock, ensuring that the gun can’t be loaded or fired without the key.
The free locks and gun-safety information from Project Childsafe are available 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Monday through Thursday at the Santa Cruz police station, 155 Center St.
“Gun locks can save lives,” said Santa Cruz police spokeswoman Joyce Blaschke.
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It has been more than a year since we first told you free gun locks were available at local police stations. The original list of those departments was Satsuma, Chickasaw, Saraland, and Daphne. We are updating that list for you now after a 3-year-old remains in the hospital because he was accidentally shot in the head.