Buyback

Donna Hood wears t-shirt commemorating her son (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Parents Who Lost Sons To Gun Violence Speak Out At Gun Buyback In Queens

The buybacks are being held at Jerusalem Baptist Church in Jamaica, Queens Saturday. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the city has collected 7,700 guns since the the city’s buyback program began.

08/18/2012

This weekend's gun buy-back in Brooklyn netted 108 weapons. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Nets Dozens Of Guns In Brooklyn Buyback

Twenty-three semi-automatic weapons, including a fully-loaded Tec-9, were turned in Saturday at the First Baptist Church of Brownsville. There also were 31 revolvers, seven rifles and shotguns and 10 zip or starter guns.

06/27/2011