NYPD to hold first gun buyback of 2012 in BK

The NYPD has announced that it's holding the first gun buyback of 2012 in Brooklyn this weekend. The program gives people a chance to exchange

BROOKLYN - The NYPD has announced that it's holding the first gun buyback of 2012 in Brooklyn this weekend.

The program gives people a chance to exchange handguns for a $200 bank card; no questions asked. Officials say the effort has taken 8,000 guns off the streets since it began.

You can turn in your weapons Saturday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Bedford Presbyterian Church at 1200 Dean St.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Eligible Brownsville residents have until May 24 to 1 Housing lottery deadline in Brownsville quickly approaching
Dozens of people were arrested across the borough 2 Dozens arrested in 'Operation Hardball' drug takedown
3 VIDEO: Police precinct adopts cat as mascot
The Brooklyn Public Library unveiled its 4 Brooklyn Public Library gets 'wild' with new cards
Officials believe the drug ring brought heroin, cocaine, 5 New drug furanyl-fentanyl hits Brooklyn streets

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE