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Guns turned in as part of a gun buyback program in Bridgeport, Conn. - Dec. 22, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NJ Collects Thousands Of Guns In Buybacks

Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced Tuesday that the state spent $242,225 in criminal forfeiture funds to buy back firearms.

02/19/2013

Guns at a buyback event in Los Angeles (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Nassau County Holds One Of The Largest Gun Buybacks In Its History

One of the largest gun buybacks in Nassau County history was held Saturday morning, and police believe the large turnout had to do with the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn.

02/16/2013

Guns turned in at a Dallas gun buyback event (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Essex County Churches Holding Gun Buyback Today And Tomorrow

After a number of successful guns for cash exchanges in New Jersey, another gun buyback is taking place today and Saturday in Essex County.

02/15/2013

5 Shot Palm Gun Credit NYPD

More Than 100 Guns Taken Off Of The Street During Brooklyn Buy Back

The firearms were turned in at the Church of the Open Door; in all fifty-six revolvers, thirty-four pistols, eight rifles, one assault rifle, three shotguns, and eleven other assorted weapons were surrendered.

02/02/2013

Guns at a buyback event in Los Angeles (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Gun Buyback Planned For Next Weekend At Essex County Churches

The day after Valentine’s Day ill mark the start of a two day guns for cash exchange at six churches in Essex County.

01/31/2013

Guns for sale at Stamford gun show (credit: CBS 2)

Jersey City Hosts Gun Buyback; Controversy Continues To Surround Local Gun Shows

Authorities say all the weapons obtained through the program will be destroyed.

01/06/2013

New Haven Police Department Chief Dean Esserman. Credit: City Of New Haven

Three Possible Assault Weapons Among The Dozens Turned In During New Haven Gun Buy Back

The New Haven Register reports that police and the Injury-Free Coalition for Kids of New Haven organized the gun buyback on Saturday, collecting 63 guns of all makes and models.

12/30/2012

Gun Surrendered In New Haven Buyback Event (credit: CBS 2)

Gun Buyback Events Held Across Conn. In Aftermath Of Newtown School Massacre

Officials hold a series of gun buyback events in New Haven and Bridgeport in the aftermath of the Newtown school massacre.

12/23/2012

Illegal Guns from a bust in New York City (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC Officials Urge Surrender Of Illegal Weapons; Seek Citywide Gun Recovery

In the wake of the horror in Newtown, Connecticut, elected officials and religious leaders in New York City are calling for people to turn in their illegal guns and they also want a citywide gun recovery initiative.

12/18/2012

Gun Buyback Program at the Evergreen Baptist Church (Credit: Sophia Hall/ WCBS 880)

NYPD Sponsors Gun Buyback Program At Evergreen Baptist Church In Brooklyn

Men and women are turning in guns on Saturday during a day-long buyback program sponsored by the NYPD and the DA’s office. Authorities are giving $200 for every handgun and $20 for every rifle.

09/15/2012

From left: Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown, Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly and New York State Sen. Malcolm Smith with guns turned in at a buyback event in Queens (credit: Stan Brooks/1010 WINS)

Kelly Calls Queens Gun Buyback Event One Of The Most Successful

More than 500 weapons were turned in on Saturday at the New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Jamaica.

08/20/2012

Guns Turned In At Queens Buyback (credit: NYPD)

Queens Gun Buyback Event Gets Hundreds Of Weapons Of The Streets

Some of the guns turned included 245 revolvers, 168 semi-automatic pistols and 35 shotguns. An AK 47 and a tec-9 were also turned in.

08/19/2012

Ammo recovered and turned into NYPD by community leaders

Brooklyn Community Leaders Push For Increased Funding For Gun Buyback Programs

Community leaders are banding together to encourage gun buyback programs across Brooklyn.

08/01/2012

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