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Eddie Eagle GunSafeĀ® Program Eddie Eagle says, If you see a gun Stop! Don't Touch. Leave the Area. Tell an Adult.

If you see a gun:
STOP!
Don't Touch.
Leave the Area.
Tell an Adult.

Today's Gun Accident Rates Lowest On Record

And what a success the program has been! Now, with the help of Eddie Eagle, that safety record is improving faster than ever before. Since the Eddie Eagle Program's nationwide launch, the annual number of accidental firearm-related deaths among children of the program's targeted age group declined more than 80%.

The effectiveness of the program is confirmed by declining gun accidents among children, its popularity with the schoolteachers and law enforcement officers who teach it, and testimonial letters. These letters relate incidents in which children encountered guns, but, because of what they learned in the Eddie Eagle Program, they sought help from an adult and avoided injury.

 

To learn more about this program or to request a visit from Eddie to your school or organization contact:

Officer Michelle Martyn
Phone: 609-909-7232
Email: Click Here

More info: Click Here

 

 

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Eddie Eagle at the Pleasantville, South Main St. School.