The National Shooting Sports Foundation has partnered with local law enforcement to distribute more than 280,000 free gunlocks in Alabama.
It’s part of the National Project Child Safe initiative.
The national safety touring is visiting Houston County today to give out these gunlocks.
In 2002, Project Home Safe distributed 2.4 million safety kits to 44 states and has significantly raised awareness of firearms safety and responsibility.
Local police and the sheriff’s department will distribute the cable style gunlocks and educational materials throughout Houston County.
Free gunlocks will be available Fridayat Dothan, Ashford, Cottonwood and Napier Field police departments.
For more information on this program you may go to www.projectchildsafe.org.
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Source: http://www.usdoj.gov/ag/gndrgfre.htm (U.S. Department of Justice).