Gun Violence Resource Hub

Promote Safe Storage of Firearms
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Public education around safe storage of firearms can prevent accidental gun injuries, particularly among children. A key benefit of this approach is that gun owners can and should prevent guns from being stolen out of cars and homes. Promoting safe storage can also keep firearms from being used for illicit purposes.

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Primary implementing agency:
  • Community organizations
Potential partnering agencies:
  • Law enforcement

PSN Pillars

Prevention and Intervention
  • Types of Strategy

  • Types of Gun Violence