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LA gun buyback program to be held Saturday, May 31

This weekend is NOT spring ahead or fall back. It’s “buy back” … the citywide Gun Buyback Program. The event is part of the Mayor’s Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development and major corporate sponsorship […]

05/29/2014

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More than 800 firearms traded in LA gun buy-back program

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – City officials collected 817 firearms during a weekend gun buyback program that allowed people to turn in weapons — no questions asked — in exchange for Ralphs gift cards, the mayor’s […]

12/17/2013

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LA gun buyback program on May 4

The LAPD and the mayor’s Gang Reduction and Youth Development Office will will host the annual gun buyback program on Saturday, May 4. People can surrender their firearms anonymously, with no questions asked, in exchange for a Ralphs or Visa pre-paid card.

04/23/2013

Launchers turned in to LAPD were from military

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Experts say two rocket launchers turned in during a one-day gun buyback program in Los Angeles appear to be antitank weapons from the military.

12/29/2012

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LA gun buyback collects more than 2,000 weapons

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A one-day gun buyback program in Los Angeles brought in 2,037 firearms.

12/27/2012

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SF, Oakland plan holiday gun buyback

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – San Francisco and Oakland police hope a holiday gun buyback program will get firearms off the street. The Oakland Tribune reports that the buyback on Saturday will offer $200 each for up to three weapons per person.

12/14/2012

Gun buyback program nets 1,600-plus guns

(CNS) – The city’s fourth annual Gun Buyback Program netted 1,673 firearms over the weekend, marking a four-year low, it was announced today. Fifty-three assault weapons were among the cache resulting from the event held […]

05/14/2012

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