"Young people do not have enough life experience to realize how one poor decision to handle a firearm can cause irrevocable damage to their own lives, to families and entire communities. The men and women of the New York State Police applaud Project ChildSafe for its proactive efforts to prevent these senseless, needless tragedies."
Superintendent Wayne E Bennettof the New York State Police
NEWTOWN, Conn. - Project ChildSafe, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive firearm safety education program, is partnering with Doug Koenig, world champion action pistol shooter, to help raise awareness about firearms safety among gun owners nationwide.
NEWTOWN, Conn. - The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) has been selected to administer a $50 million grant for Project ChildSafe, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive firearm safety education program.
Requests for Project ChildSafe firearm safety kits should be made by law enforcement partners only. Individuals seeking a firearm safety kit should use this link to find a participating law enforcement agency near them. (If your law enforcement agency is not already a partner, call the Crime Prevention Officer or Community Liaison and urge that the agency sign up – it’s free.) To distribute kits in their communities, law enforcement agencies have the option, and are encouraged, to partner with individuals, community groups and businesses.
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