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HPD To Hand Out Gun Locks; Offer Tips On Citizen Safety

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File photo of guns. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

File photo of guns. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

HOUSTON (CBS Houston) On Friday, the Houston Police Department will be handing out free gun locks and providing safety information as part of HPD’s annual “March On Crime Initiative.”

The event will be held from 4-6 p.m. at at HPD’s East Freeway Storefront; the location is 12001A East Freeway (East Interstate Highway 10). “One free gun lock per family will be provided, while supplies last,” added officials with the Houston Police.

Rep. Gene Green will also be on hand helping to pass out the locks as well as providing vital information for citizens.

Interested parties needing more information can visit the HPD website and click on the “Get Informed” tab. “Working together, Houston police officers and the public can help ‘Keep Houston Safe'” added HPD.

Are you interested in attending this important event? Take a look at the event below:

WHAT: HPD Free Gun Locks, Safety Information Event

DATE: Friday, March 8, 2013

TIME: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

WHERE: East Freeway Storefront, 12001 A East Freeway service road (Next to Burlington Coat Factory), Key Map 496-F

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