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Firearm Retailers & Law Enforcement Show Support for Providing Safe Gun Storage Options

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A new study discloses that firearm retailers and law enforcement agencies support providing firearm storage to their community.

Temporary firearm storage can be used for several reasons when it’s no longer safe to store firearms at home. This includes when an individual is suicidal or has Alzheimer’s or another dementia; when traveling out of state, hosting visitors or selling a home.

The study, reported recently in Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, examined the views and experiences of firearm retailers and law enforcement agencies who might provide or conceptually support voluntary, temporary firearm storage in Colorado ...