Out-of-home firearm storage can be especially helpful to people in crisis. The businesses and law enforcement agencies listed on this map are willing to consider requests for temporary, voluntary firearm storage.
Before you or someone you trust takes your firearms to a safe storage location, you should first contact the location and ask about:
Many retailers consider offering storage on a case-by-case basis; please reach out to them to discuss whether they can accommodate your request.
Do not carry firearms into a police station without calling in advance. Lock firearms in a case or leave them locked in your truck or car while making arrangements with law enforcement. Some locations have pick-up services; you may ask about that when you call.
IF YOU ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER, CALL 9-1-1.
The goal of the Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program (FIPRP) at the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center, University of Washington is to reduce firearm injury and death through work on suicide prevention, safe storage of firearms, domestic violence, examination of the effectiveness of legislation and policy, and other issues. We are a nonpartisan organization.
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