NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police Department is encouraging citizens to properly lock up their firearms with the new “Lock It Up” campaign.

The campaign is in collaboration with Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans with locks provided by Project ChildSafe. Watch the press conference in the player below.

A video featuring a young student, NOPD Interim Superintendent Michelle Woodfork, and Crimestoppers Darlene Cusanza shines a light on who can be affected if guns are left unsecured.

Watch: NOPD introduces “Lock it Up” campaign

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