Granby PD offering free firearm safety kits |

Granby PD offering free firearm safety kits

A Wichita police officer demonstrates how the gun lock works. Each Project Childsafe firearms safety kit includes the lock and educational materials.
Courtesy Project Childsafe

The Granby Police Department has partnered with Project Childsafe to offer the community free firearm safety kits and promote firearm safety education.

Project Childsafe, a program by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, partners with law enforcement agencies to promote firearm safety materials.

Each safety kit includes a gun lock and educational materials, which anyone can pick up from the Granby Police Department between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. The gun lock fits most handguns, shotguns and rifles.

“We encourage residents to pick up a Project ChildSafe safety kit so that they can securely store their firearm,” said Sgt. Amy Ryan-Williams of Granby PD. “The goal is to prevent a child or any other unauthorized person from accessing a firearm in your home.”

So far, Project Childsafe has distributed over 38 million firearm safety kits in all 50 states and five U.S. territories.

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