MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

The 2006 Boston Gun Buyback “Show and Tell”Media Invited to Preview the Hundreds of Firearms Collected WHO: Mayor Thomas M. Menino; Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief Albert E. Goslin; Youth in Crisis Ministry Reverend Shawn Harrison; numerous community and faith-based organizations WHAT: Mayor Menino joined by the Boston Police Department and members of the community will provide an update detailing the extraordinary success of “Aim For Peace”. On hand will be the hundreds of firearms that have been removed from city streets as a result of this program. WHERE: Boston Police Headquarters Media Room WHEN: Saturday, June 24, 2006 10:30 AM WHY: “Aim For Peace” is the latest action put forth by the Mayor’s Strategic Crime Council and it’s six-pronged crime strategy to aggressively address crime issues. Working closely with community partners, the development of this important program is intended to proactively take guns off the street and send a strong message to violent criminals that we will not allow our streets to be overridden with crime. Together, we are encouraging youth to reject a life of crime and violence and embrace a life of hope and peace.