LONGVIEW, Texas (KLTV) - A justice of the peace in Gregg County is giving away free gun locks for anyone who needs them. It’s something BH Jameson has been doing for the past few years.
The judge actually provides free gun locks year-round, but he said it’s especially important to secure firearms during the holidays when gun owners may have family and friends over, including children.
“This time of year, these gun crimes go up where children playing with guns they find in relatives’ and friends’ houses. They’re not using these locations, and to try to help offset these instances, we feel like this will be a benefit to the public,” Jameson said.
If you need a gun lock, you can go by Jameson’s office on the fifth floor of the Gregg County Courthouse.
Jameson pays for the gun locks out of his pocket.