Gun Buyback Program

FILE -- (credit: CBS)

Garcetti Launches First Gun Buyback Initiative As Mayor

CBS2’s Pat Harvey sat down with the mayor to talk about the importance of the program, aimed at reducing violence.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2013

(credit: CBS)

LA Gun Buyback Event Slated For Saturday

The Los Angeles Police Department, Mayor Eric Garcetti and CBS2/KCAL9 will host a gun buyback event Saturday at three locations across the city.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/11/2013

(credit: CBS)

Sheriff’s Department Collects 152 Guns In Buyback Event

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced that 152 guns were collected in the department’s buyback event at Belvedere Park on Saturday.


(credit: CBS)

Sheriff’s Deputies Holding ‘Gifts For Guns’ Buyback Event In East LA Saturday

Deputies will offer gift cards worth up to $200 for guns surrendered at the East First Street and Mednik Avenue Belvedere Park parking lot from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sheriff Lee Baca said at a press conference Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/12/2013

(credit: CBS)

More Than 1,000 Guns Relinquished During City’s Gun Buyback Program

Los Angeles officials announced Monday that the city’s weekend gun-buyback event resulted in the surrender of more than 1,000 guns.


(credit: CBS)

Officials Run Out Of Gift Cards During Gun Buyback Event

A gun buyback event held Wednesday was so popular that LAPD officials ran out of the gift cards they were using as an incentive.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/26/2012

(credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Gun Buyback Event Slated For Wednesday

The city of L.A.’s annual gun buyback event will take place Wednesday in Downtown L.A. and Van Nuys, moved up several months in response to the school shooting in Newtown, Conn.



Chief Charlie Beck Walks KCAL9 News Through LAPD Gun Locker

Venture into the LAPD’s gun locker and you’ll find hand guns, assault rifles and machine guns. Chief Charlie Beck gave KCAL9 News a rare look inside the gun locker and showed the bizarre weapons officers have seized on the streets of L.A.


(credit: David Goldstein/CBS)

City Collects 2K Guns During Weekend Buyback Program

The city took control of more than 2,000 firearms during its annual gun buy-back program over the weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2011

(credit: CBS)

Eye On Our Community: Gun Buyback Program

Don’t miss the Eye on Our Community special Sunday, May 1, at 6:30 p.m. with Laura Diaz as she looks at the Gun Buyback program and the organizations working to stop gun violence in Los Angeles.


(credit: CBS)

Turn In Firearms With The City’s Anonymous Gun Buyback Program

The City of Los Angeles is asking for residents to turn in their firearms with no questions asked.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/19/2011