Gun Safety

Steps To Safety

  • Store all firearms out of children's reach and in a locked cabinet or drawer.
  • Store ammunition in a separate locked cabinet.
  • Treat all guns and firearms, including pellet guns, as if they are loaded.
  • Tell children to never touch a gun.
  • Keep the gun unloaded. Never leave a bullet in a stored gun.
  • Always keep the gun's safety on, even if it is unloaded.
  • Do not keep firearms in the home if someone has a history of depression or thoughts of suicide.
  • Teach gun safety in the home.
  • All gun owners and their children should take a gun safety course.
  • Teach your child the difference between a toy gun and a real gun
  • Safety lessons that explain the rules for gun safety should be done openly with time for the child to ask questions.

What Should A Child Do If They Find A Gun?

  

DO NOT TOUCH THE GUN!

LEAVE THE AREA AND GET AN ADULT IMMEDIATELY!