Firearms must be stored unloaded and in a locked location, separate from ammunition. The storage area should be cool, clean, and dry. Storing firearms in closed gun cases or scabbards isn’t recommended because moisture can accumulate. Store guns horizontally, or with the muzzle pointing down.
Trigger Locks are a simple and affordable option for preventing a gun from being loaded or fired by an unauthorized user. Whether they are provided by the manufacturer or the dealer, most new guns are now sold with a trigger lock right in the box.
Gun Cases are readily available at local sporting goods stores in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and material options to fit every kind of commercially available firearm.
Strong Boxes and Security Cases represent an effort by manufacturers to provide gun owners with the anti-theft and gun-finish protection features of a locking gun cabinet while maintaining the portability of handgun and long-gun carry cases.
Locking Steel Gun Cabinets provide an increased level of storage capacity and internal configuration options, when compared to security cases and strong boxes, but they differ from gun safes in several respects.
Gun Safes represent the most secure gun storage option available to the average gun owner. A basic, no-frills safe is superior to any other storage option discussed so far in preventing unauthorized access to firearms.
The Basic Rules of Firearms Safety for Hunting and Target Shooting are among the safest of all sports. This list is intended to help ensure safety by emphasizing the basics of safe gun handling and storage, and enforce the notion that the gun owner is the key to firearms safety.
ALWAYS KEEP THE MUZZLE POINTED IN A SAFE DIRECTION
FIREARMS SHOULD BE UNLOADED WHEN NOT ACTUALLY IN USE
DON’T RELY ON YOUR GUN’S “SAFETY”
BE SURE OF YOUR TARGET AND WHAT’S BEYOND IT.
USE CORRECT AMMUNITION .
MAKE CAUTIOUS ASSESSMENTS WHEN A GUN FAILS TO FIRE!
ALWAYS WEAR EYE AND EAR PROTECTION WHEN SHOOTING
ENSURE THE BARREL IS CLEAR OF OBSTRUCTIONS BEFORE SHOOTING.
DON’T MODIFY YOUR GUN, AND HAVE IT SERVICED REGULARLY
LEARN THE MECHANICAL AND HANDLING CHARACTERISTICS OF THE FIREARM YOU ARE USING
Private Investigators are professionals who “work to gather information and evidence pertaining to a case or event”
The skills and expertise of private investigators are of value in a large number of areas, including:
Computer forensics services
Personal protection services
Supplier, vendor and employee screening programs
Crisis intervention services
Retail loss and prevention
Criminal investigation services
Missing persons services
Their talents lie in being able to gather and analyze information. This may include:
Performing undercover investigations
Performing surveillance activities
Documenting and reporting the results of investigations
Assistance to Lawyers
Private investigators may help civil lawyers or criminal defense lawyers with other aspects of the case. For example, they may conduct an independent investigation of the evidence. For example, they may gather evidence about an automotive accident, such as photographs, parts of the vehicle, electronically-stored information and interview witnesses in order to reach an independent conclusion regarding the evidence. The attorney then determines how to handle this evidence. Private investigators are also retained in a number of other cases. For example, they may be asked to assist in business fraud cases by posing as a party interested in an illegal or unethical practice. They may be retained by insurance companies when the injured victim claims to have suffered a disability but his or her social media pages show the individual is taking vacations or engaging in risky behaviors.
Private Investigators are professionals who “work to gather information and evidence pertaining to a case or event” They must have a keen eye, excellent observation skills, and an analytical mind. Often referred to as private detectives, these professionals use a number of surveillance and investigative techniques to gather accurate information on the subject or situation in question.
Private investigators are licensed to practice in the state in which they work, and may either work full time as employees or be contracted to work with private detective firms, police departments, private businesses and organizations, as well as individual clients.
Although the services they provide may differ depending on the case or industry in which they work, their skill sets are often very similar, as they are called upon to uncover facts and evidence, analyze information, and provide their clients with the results of their investigation.