LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) -

A cable-style gun lock and a safety brochure are included in a free Project ChildSafe Safety Kit that’s available to the public.

The La Crosse Police Department has partnered with the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and the non-profit “Project ChildSafe” program to provide the Safety Kits to the public. It’s a part of an effort to increase firearm awareness and safety.

To obtain a free Project ChildSafe Safety Kit, contact the La Crosse Police Department at (608) 789-7240 or the Wiebke Fur & Trading Company, 110 Rose Street in La Crosse, at (608) 784-4402.