Gun safety locks and resources will be available for free
DEKALB COUNTY, GA– The DeKalb County Police Department is hosting a free Summer Kickoff on Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Northlake Mall, 4800 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta.
During the Summer Kickoff, the police department will offer free gun locks, car seat safety checks, DUI simulators, child ID kits, information on how to create a neighborhood watch, and more. Residents also will have the opportunity to meet and greet representatives of the DeKalb County Police Department, including the department’s Police Athletic League Plus, the department’s Background & Recruiting Unit and the Community Policing Unit, which will host games for the community to enjoy.
“We are asking everyone who owns a firearm and needs a gun lock to please come out and get one free of charge, no questions asked,” said DeKalb County Police Chief Mirtha Ramos. “We just want to do our part in keeping our community safe and we look forward to seeing everyone there.”