GPD to buy community firearms Saturday

Gainesville Police Department building
Gainesville Police Department building

The Gainesville Police Department (GPD) will hold a gun buy from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday.  

The event will take place at Upper Ministries located at 3575 NE 15th Street.  

GPD officers will hand out gift cards for up to $300 per gun with a limit of two firearms per vehicle. The price per firearm will be set by GPD’s gun assessor.  

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The buyback forms one of several events forming the Gainesville U.N.I.T.E.D. Against Gun Violence. Find more details at GainesvilleUnited.com.  

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Hipcowboy

Like a lot of good that does.

LackOfCriticalThinking

I can’t think of a better way for the city to spend my hard-earned money than to encourage criminals to steal guns and sell the worst ones to GPD 🙄

Mike

From the description, does that mean that cheap guns are safer than expensive guns? Why else would the be ‘assessing’ the value? Maybe it hurts less if you’re killed with a cheap gun.

Nicole

Thanks GPD for starting to address gun violence in our community