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Firearm Safety Tips

  • Always position the guns barrel in the opposite direction of a safe’s opening
  • Don’t trust a gun’s safety lever as sole means of discharge protection
  • Parents should understand and adhere to CAP (Child Access Prevention) laws
  • Place a gun safe and its firearms in a readily accessible yet hidden area
  • Use trigger locks to add additional, post- storage security
  • Always place firearms in a gun safe with a combination lock or padlock
  • Never store a gun where unauthorized users can reach it
  • Ensure guns are stored separately from ammunition