Community News: Sheriff's Office again giving out gun locks
Contributed by Deputy Steve Herman, Winnebago County Sheriff's Office
The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office is proud to announce its partnership again this year with Project ChildSafe. Project ChildSafe is the nations largest and most comprehensive firearm safety education program. Project ChildSafe, formerly know as Project HomeSafe, is dedicated to educating firearms owners on proper handling and storage techniques with firearms. The program is designed to make homes with firearms safer and prevent needless accidents. Project ChildSafe is funded by a $50 million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Justice and managed by the National Shooting Sports Foundation. Project ChildSafe is touring the nation and will distribute twenty million cable-style gunlocks throughout the country with firearm safety education materials with Wisconsin receiving more than 465,000 free gunlocks. The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office has received a supply of these gunlocks.
These gunlocks will be available as supplies last to the public Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office at 4311 Jackson St. Oshkosh. A limit of two gun locks per family.
Winnebago County Sheriff's Office Giving Gun Locks
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