It only takes a moment for a tragedy to happen. Fortunately, it only takes a moment to help prevent one as well. Protect kids and communities by safely securing your firearms.Safe Storage 101
In just two years, from 2019 to 2021, the rate of firearm deaths among children and youth in North Carolina more than doubled.
North Carolina Child Fatality Task Force's Annual Report to the Governor and General Assembly
There are simple steps that every gun owner can take to ensure their firearm is safely secured.
Safely secure your firearm with a lock or in a safe.
Help prevent gun thefts, especially from parked vehicles.
Make sure children and others can’t access your firearms.
Help us raise awareness about the urgent need to effectively secure firearms in North Carolina. Partner with us during our NC S.A.F.E. Week of Action, June 4–10, to spread the word about this critical issue.Partner Resources