Real Life Somerville Police Stories: Somerville Will Participate in Regional Gun Buy Back Initiative 2022

SOMERVILLE, Mass. – The City of Somerville Police Department and the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office will partner to host the Somerville gun buyback initiative Saturday, June18, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Somerville Department of Public Works Yard located at 1 Franey Road. The regional initiative includes several communities in the Middlesex county over the past couple of years. The focus is on providing residents with a safe and secure way of removing unwanted firearms from their homes.

The Somerville Police Department and Middlesex Sheriff’s Office ask that the following steps be taken for anyone interested in disposing their firearms at the event.
• Please bring firearms unloaded with the safety engaged in a bag, box or case.
• Leave the unloaded firearms inside the trunk of your vehicle upon arrival at the Somerville Department of Public Works Yard located at 1 Franey Rd.
Please note the following details for the event.
• Receive up to $200 in gift cards per firearm.
• BB guns/Air Guns and ammunition do not qualify for gift cards but can be turned in for disposal.
The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office and Massachusetts State Police will safely destroy all guns collected at the event.
The Somerville Police encourages residents to take advantage of this opportunity to help prevent accidents and injuries in our homes and community.

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