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Public Health - Seattle & King County

LOK-IT-UP: Promoting the Safe Storage of Firearms

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Public Health's 2015 Safe Storage Saves Lives Campaign
King County firearm storage device retailers partner with Public Health

Starting November 25, 2013 through December 2015, mention Public Health or LOK-IT-UP and receive 10-15% off
select storage devices or lock boxes at participating retailers.
NOTE: All gun safes and lock boxes are tax exempt in the state of Washington per RCW 82.08.832

Welcome to LOK-IT-UP! Our mission is to promote the safety of our communities through increasing safe storage of firearms. Here you will find information on:

  • the importance of safe storage of firearms
  • safe storage device options
  • how to practice safe storage in the home
  • how to encourage the practice of safe storage in others

Did you know...

  • In the United States, 31,672 people died in 2010 as a result of firearms.
  • In Washington state, 152 children (age 17 or younger) were hospitalized and 106 children died as a result of firearms from 2007 to 2011. During this period, 47 children were hospitalized and 26 died in King County.
  • In 2012, an estimated 31,000 households in King County reported storing their firearm(s) loaded and unlocked.
  • Find out more on our Firearm Facts page.
In-store retailers

  • AMS Guns
    18144 Woodinville-Snohomish Rd.
    Woodinville, WA 98072

  • Bigg Dogg Firearms
    111 W. North Bend Way
    North Bend, WA 98045

  • Champion Arms Shooting Range
    18801 East Valley Highway
    Kent WA 98032

  • Fall City Firearms and Ammo
    33605 SE Redmond-Fall City Rd.
    Fall City, WA 98024

  • Northwest Safe Company
    830 Cole St.
    Enumclaw, WA 98022

  • Outdoor Emporium
    1701 4th Ave S
    Seattle, WA 98134

  • Pinto's Gun Shop
    224 Wells Ave. S.
    Renton, WA 98057

  • Sportco Warehouse
    & Sporting Goods
    4602 20th St. E
    Fife, WA 98424
  • Sports Authority
    1101 Super Mall Way, Suite 1333
    Auburn, WA 98001

  • Sports Authority
    15600 NE 8th St, Suite S
    Bellevue, WA 98008

  • Sports Authority
    44 Bellevue Way NE
    Bellevue, WA 98004

  • Sports Authority
    1185 NW Gilman Blvd
    Issaquah, WA 98027

  • Sports Authority
    328 NE Northgate Way
    Seattle, WA 98125

  • Sports Authority
    17450 Southcenter Pkwy
    Tukwila, WA 98188
  • West Coast Armory
    13216 SE 32nd St.
    Bellevue, WA 98005

  • West Coast Armory
    240 NW Gilman Blvd, Suite D
    Issaquah, WA 98027
Online retailers

King County law enforcement partners

Auburn, Bellevue, Black Diamond, Bothell, Burien, Covington, Des Moines, Duvall-Carnation, Federal Way, Issaquah, Kenmore, Kent, King County Sheriff’s Office, Lake Forest Park, Maple Valley, Mercer Island, Newcastle, North Bend, Pacific, Redmond, Renton, Sammamish, SeaTac, Seattle, Shoreline, Snoqualmie-Fall City, Tukwila, Woodinville, and Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center.

Visit the California Department of Justice's online roster of Approved Firearms Safety Devices for a list of certified firearm safety devices. We encourage you to do your own research on individual safes and locking devices concerning the levels of security they provide before making a purchase.