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June 5, 2024
It’s National Gun Storage Check Week – Make Sure It’s Secure!

This week, NSSF launched the first nationwide Gun Storage Check Week to encourage all gun owners to check their firearm storage practices and, if necessary, make changes to prevent unwanted access. Throughout the week-long campaign, Project ChildSafe joined NSSF and other safety partners across the country to remind gun owners and their families to “Make […]

March 8, 2022
Seven Firearm Safety Tips from Women Advocates

In 2021, at least 5.4 million people purchased a firearm for the first time—and more than 33 percent of those new gun owners were women. This brought in over 1 million women to gun ownership last year. It’s exciting to see so many women exercising their Second Amendment right to own a firearm, whether it’s […]

February 24, 2022
2022 Woman of the Gun: Julie Golob

The SHOT Show is the firearm industry’s annual trade show which helps provide support for Project ChildSafe and other firearm industry safety initiatives. At SHOT Show 2022, Project ChildSafe proudly hosted the Women of the Gun event, which included the first-ever Woman of the Gun Award. The award, which recognizes outstanding women in the shooting […]

March 24, 2021
PROJECT CHILDSAFE PARTNER PROFILE: CHIEF CATRINA THOMPSON

  Name: Chief Catrina Thompson Department: Winston-Salem Police Department – Winston-Salem, NC   How does your agency distribute Project ChildSafe gun locks and safety materials in your community? Our Evidence Management Section provides a Project ChildSafe lock along with a firearm safety educational brochure with nearly every handgun or long gun that we return to […]

February 19, 2021
PROJECT CHILDSAFE PARTNER PROFILE: OFFICER DANIEL WIECHMAN

Name: Officer Daniel Wiechman (Community Liaison Officer) Department: Fox Crossing Police Department – Neenah, WI   How does your agency distribute Project ChildSafe gun locks and safety materials in your community? Our agency makes Project ChildSafe’s gun safety materials and locks available year-round via a display at our lobby window. We also bring all safety […]

April 13, 2020
PROJECT CHILDSAFE PARTNER PROFILE: JACK LOGAN

Name: Jack Logan Organization: Founder of Put Down the Guns Now Young People Why does your organization partner with Project ChildSafe? Put Down the Guns Now Young People was formed in 2010 with a strong community commitment to firearm safety following a series of local firearm accidents. Prior to the accidents, I had never heard […]

February 3, 2020
PROJECT CHILDSAFE PARTNER PROFILE: SHERIFF MARK WASYLYSHYN

Name: Mark Wasylyshyn, Sheriff Department: Wood County Ohio Sheriff’s Office How does your agency distribute Project ChildSafe gun locks and safety materials in your community? Project ChildSafe is very present in Wood County. We do our best to make firearms safety a key topic of conversation at our office and in the community. A few […]

November 22, 2019
PROJECT CHILDSAFE PARTNER PROFILE: DEPUTY CHIEF STEVEN G. XIARHOS

Name: Deputy Chief Steven G. Xiarhos Department: The Yarmouth Police Department How does your agency distribute Project ChildSafe gun locks and safety materials in your community? The Yarmouth Police Department has Project ChildSafe gun locks available 24/7 to members of our community at Police Headquarters. In addition, we have Project ChildSafe gun locks available at […]

November 15, 2019
WOMEN’S OUTDOOR NEWS CONTRIBUTORS SHARE THEIR TOP HUNTING SAFETY TIPS

Hunting season is here, and Project ChildSafe wants to remind all hunters, new and experienced, to practice firearms safety with the annual Hunt S.A.F.E. campaign. The Hunt S.A.F.E. campaign acknowledges the rich tradition of hunting and underscores the importance of safe firearms handling and storage. For many, hunting season comes with a heightened awareness of […]