NEWS BRIEF: Get a free gun lock, no questions asked

Keeping the community safe

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DeKalb County Police Department is giving away Free Gun Locks

Free gun locks are being given away at a “safety fair” this weekend by the DeKalb County Police Department. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday in the South DeKalb shopping plaza at 2627 Candler Road in Decatur.

“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,” DeKalb police Chief Mirtha Ramos said in a news release. “We just want to do our part in keeping our community safe.” The event will include car-seat safety checks, information on how to create a neighborhood watch, and meet-and-greets with department officials.