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Lewisville Police Department to distribute gun locks
Lewisville Police Department is offering free gun locks during June to encourage safe and secure firearm storage.
In recognition of National Safety Month – promoted each June by the National Safety Council to educate and influence behaviors around leading causes of preventable injuries and deaths – Lewisville Police Department reminds residents about the importance of proper gun usage and storage. It is important to remember that these rules are not just for National Safety Month, they apply year-round.
Regarding proper usage, the National Rifle Association teaches three fundamental rules for gun owners:
- Always keep the gun pointed in a safe direction
- Always keep your finger off the trigger
- Always keep the gun unloaded until ready to use.
In Texas, “making a firearm accessible to a child” is a criminal offense. A person commits this offense if a child gains access to a readily dischargeable firearm and the person, with criminal negligence, failed to secure the firearm or left the firearm in a place to which the person knew or should have known the child would gain access. An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor, or a Class A misdemeanor if the child discharges the firearm and causes death or serious bodily injury to himself or another person.
To schedule a time to pick up a gun lock, contact Captain Kendall Lynn at 972.219.5134 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.