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Headlines from Wyoming
  • Sheridan Wyoming 10-month-old child accidentally shot in head (5/26/2005)
  • Cheyenne Wyoming 18-year-old accidentally kills self cleaning gun (1/7/2004)
  • Casper Wyoming 14-year-old accidentally shoots woman driving-by (6/3/2003)
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    Wyoming 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 11 firearm deaths of children and teens in Wyoming, including 7 suicides and 2 accidents.
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    Wyoming Resources

  • National SAFE KIDS Campaign
    Find the SAFE KIDS Coalitions in your state.
  • Statewide Resources
    Parents of Murdered Children, Inc. (POMC), 888-818-POMC
    Wyoming Highway Patrol
    Wyoming PTA, 307-324-2692
    Wyoming-Montana Safety Council, 307-635-4592
  • Other Local Resources
    Casper - Natrona County Suicide Prevention Task Force
       Contact: Linda Nelson, 307-577-0344
    Rock Springs - Southwest Counseling Service
       Contact: David Thorne, 307-353-6677
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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 Wyoming.
  • See if Wyoming 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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