Rule #1: Use a gun-locking device.
Before storing your gun, it’s best to have a device that will make it inoperable, such as a trigger lock.
Rule #2: Store your gun in a safe place.
Keep guns away from children and limit its accessibility so it can only be accessed with your permission. Keep it locked in a cabinet, drawer, or vault.
Rule #3: Lock away ammunition in a different location from the gun.
Rule #4: Always keep the gun pointed in a safe direction.
Rule #5: Communicate with other members of your household.
Discuss gun safety protocols with other members of your household.