Milwaukie, Oregon Following the accidental shooting of a 14 year old boy in Longview where a key only gun safe was used and the hidden key was found , We check ed on the available gun safes out there and how they can prevent these accidents.
Tim Greve with Northwest Armory says, ” Most often the key style gun safes are the cheapest. They offer some protection but the owner of the safe needs to keep the key with them.” Greve says the digital keypad safes start at about $380.00 on up. He says the digital keypad safe is opened the quickest. it also protects other valuables from fire including important documents. The fingerprint safe would be his next choice. It can recognize one finger or all five pretty fast when you need it to be dependable most.
The fingerprint safe is selected most often by Parents with teenagers.