Poughkeepsie Wants to Take Guns Off Streets

POUGHKEEPSIE – The Office of New York Attorney General Letitia James is hosting a community Gun Buyback in collaboration with the Poughkeepsie Police Department on Saturday, June 26, at the Beulah Baptist Church (92 Catharine Street Poughkeepsie, NY 12601) from 10 AM to 2 PM.

Poughkeepsie City Police Department
Gun Buyback

$25.00 for non-working or antique firearms;
$75.00 for rifles and shotguns;
$150.00 for Handguns;
$250.00 for Assault Rifles.

Payment will be made by Pre-Paid Gift Card at the site

Receive An iPad along with the Gift Card for Operable Handguns and Assault Rifles (One iPad Per Person Subject to Availability on a First Come First Served Basis)

When and Where?
Saturday, June 26, 2021
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Beulah Baptist Church
92 Catharine Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How do I bring a gun to the drop off site?
A. Guns must be UNLOADED and placed in a plastic bag, a paper bag, or a box.
Q. Can I transport the firearm in a car?
A. Yes. It must be UNLOADED and in the trunk in a plastic bag, a paper bag, or a box.
Q. How many firearms can I surrender?
A. As many as you wish to provide.
Q. Can any member of the public surrender a gun?
A. Licensed gun dealers, and active or retired law enforcement officers are not eligible for this program.
Q. Do I need any identification to turn in a firearm?
A. No. This is an Amnesty program and no questions are asked of the person dropping off the firearm.
***Please Wear Masks & Maintain Social Distancing While At The Location***

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