Asheville Police Department offering free gun locks



The Asheville Police Department both practices and encourages firearms safety. Beginning today, APD is making 200 gun locks available on a first-come, first-served basis. The locks are available at the front desk of the Asheville Police Department, 100 Court Plaza.


No personal information is required to obtain a gun lock. Simply come to the front desk of the Asheville Police Department between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.


If you have any questions regarding firearms safety, APD encourages residents to reach out to a local law enforcement agency for information. The non-emergency number for the Asheville Police Department is 828-252-1110.