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Evanston Police Gun Buyback on June 9

Post Date:06/04/2018 9:54 AM

Guy Buyback English-SpanishOn Saturday, June 9, the Evanston Police Department will partner with Moms Demand Action of Evanston to give citizens an opportunity to turn in their guns for cash. A Gun Buyback Event will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Christ Temple MB Church, 1711 Simpson St., Evanston.

  • Guns must be unloaded and operational
  • Guns must complete and functional
  • Weapons should be transported in a case,  bag, box, or other supporting item or in the trunk of a vehicle
  • Must have ID and be a resident of Evanston, Skokie or the north side of Chicago
  • First-come, first-served
  • Amnesty-based, no arrests
  • $100 cash for payment

This Gun Buyback Event is a great opportunity for those at risk to surrender their firearms and make a positive step towards turning away from criminal activity. It also gives community members a way to turn in unwanted firearms so they are not at risk for being stolen or misused. 

If you have questions about the event, please call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, you may dial 311 directly while in Evanston.

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