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Gun Safety

Four Simple Steps for Parents

Parents may start to reduce children's risks by taking four steps.

Project ChildSafe

Registered firearms owners in the District of Columbia can now receive free gun locks from the Metropolitan Police Department through Project ChildSafe, a national program designed to raise awareness of firearms safety and the responsible storage of weapons.

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For more information or to report suspicious activity, contact:

National Crime Prevention Council Online Resource Center