“Lock It Up, Columbia” firearm safety campaign free gun lock giveaway

June 30, 2022

WHO: Councilwoman Aditi Bussells, Columbia Police Chief William ‘Skip’ Holbrook, Columbia Police Department officers, Parks and Recreation staff and Serve and Connect.

WHAT: The City of Columbia and Columbia Police Department have partnered with Serve and Connect to kick off the “Lock It Up, Columbia Campaign” during the BE SAFE Block Party hosted by Serve and Connect. Councilwoman Aditi Bussells, Columbia Police Department and Parks and Recreation staff will be present during the event.

This kick-off will be the first official event where gun locks will be distributed to the public. After the 30th, citizens will have the opportunity to pick up free gun locks at various locations and events.

WHEN: Thursday, June 30, 2022 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

WHERE: The Belmont Community, 1003 Colleton St.