Gun Buyback

Some of the hundreds of guns returned Saturday as part of the latest gun  buyback program. (credit: CBS)

Hundreds Take Part In LA’s Latest Gun Buyback Program

The mayor stopped by the West LA location to see how it was going.

05/09/2015

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Father Of Young Girl Killed In Attack Against Gabby Giffords Supports Gun Ownership, Gun Buyback Program

Christina-Taylor Green, then 9, was the youngest victim in the January 8, 2011 attack that killed five others and wounded 13.

05/06/2015

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LA To Launch 2015 Gun Buyback Program On Saturday

The program, which has taken over 13,000 weapons off the streets in its six years of existence, is set to begin again on Saturday, when the LAPD and City Hall will team up once more as part of the city’s Gang-Reduction and Youth Development program.

05/04/2015

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778 Firearms Taken Off The Street During City Of LA’s Annual Gun Buyback

More than 750 guns were taken off the streets of Los Angeles during the city’s annual Gun Buyback program.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/15/2014

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Angelenos Surrender 950 Firearms During City’s Annual Gun Buyback

More than 900 firearms were taken off the street during the city’s annual Gun Buyback program over the weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/02/2014

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LAPD Hosts Gun Buyback Event Across LA, Van Nuys

The LAPD is hosting a gun buyback event Saturday, where guns may be surrendered, with no questions asked, at four locations across the Southland.

05/31/2014

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Local Mother Supports Gun Buyback Event In Honor Of Slain Son

A local mother is putting her support behind this weekend’s gun buyback event in Los Angeles to honor her son who was killed 10 years ago.

05/27/2014

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817 Firearms Collected During Annual LA Gun Buyback

More than 800 firearms were collected over the weekend during the city’s annal gun buyback program, the mayor’s office announced Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/16/2013

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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.

06/17/2013

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Man Arrested After Trying To Return Pipe Bomb At Gun Buyback

A man was arrested during the city’s sixth gun buyback event over the weekend after showing up at a drop-off location with a homemade pipe bomb.

05/06/2013

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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.

05/06/2013

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LAPD Hosts Gun Buyback Events In LA, Van Nuys

Southern California residents can turn in unwanted firearms Saturday in exchange for supermarket gift cards at L.A.’s Gun Buyback event.

05/04/2013

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More Than 2K Firearms Voluntarily Surrendered During LA’s Gun Buyback Program

The city’s annual Gun Buyback program collected more than 2,000 firearms Wednesday, Los Angeles officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/27/2012

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Los Angeles Gun Buyback Set For May 12

Got a firearm lying around? Turn it for a gift card for up to $200 during the city of Los Angeles’ 2012 Gun Buyback Program.

05/09/2012