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Headlines from Michigan
  • Flint Michigan girl, 9, accidentally shoots and kills herself (8/24/2006)
  • Grant Township Michigan girl, 9, shot and killed by friend, 13 (8/3/2006)
  • Detroit girls, 17 and 7, shot by 16-year-old boy (6/20/2006)
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    Michigan Gun Laws
  • Quick summary from MSNBC, based on data from the NRA, HCI, and the ATF. Disclaimer.
  • More detailed information from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms.
  • State Firearm Deaths

    In 2003, there were 80 firearm deaths of children and teens in Michigan, including 25 suicides and 2 accidents.
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    Michigan Resources

  • National SAFE KIDS Campaign
    Find the SAFE KIDS Coalitions in your state.
  • Statewide Resources
    Michigan Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence
       webmaster@mppgv.org, 517-332-4299
    Michigan PTA
       MPTA@voyager.net, 517-485-4345
    Michigan State Police
       517-332-2521
  • Other Local Resources
    Auburn Hills - City of Auburn Hills Police Department
       248-370-9444
    Birmingham - Michigan Citizens For Handgun Control
       248-647-6139
    Brighton - Michigan Jaycees
       Contact: Brian Tyler, bltyler@ismi.net
    Detroit - City of Detroit Community Police Unit
       Contact: Sgt. Kevin D. Miller (available for speaking), 313-596-2678
    Detroit - The Youth Connection
       734-662-3246 or 800-653-2483
    Elsie - Elsie Police Department
       Contact: Police Chief Larry Briggs, 989-862-4273
    Lansing - National Safety Council Local Chapter
       517-394-4614
    Northwest Detroit - Northwest Detroit Weed and Seed
       Contact: Tamela Aikens, 313-794-5546
    Southeast Michigan - National Safety Council Local Chapter
       248-557-7010
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    Gun Lock Programs
    To find a gun lock program near you:

  • Contact the State Resources (above) about gun lock programs in Michigan.
  • See if Michigan or your city is participating in Project ChildSafe and where you can get your free Firearm Safety Kit.
  • View our listing of Gun Lock Programs In the News
  • Contact your local police department.


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