BPD IN THE NEWS: Thanks to the Boston Globe for Covering Today's Relaunch of the Boston Gun Buyback Program

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BPD IN THE NEWS: Thanks to the Boston Globe for covering today's announcement relative to the formal reinstatement of the Boston Gun Buyback Program. Last year, the program enabled BPD officers to take over 400 firearms off the streets of Boston. And, this year, Commissioner Evans would love to see similar participation. Said the Commissioner: “If we get one gun off the street, this program’s effective. If a concerned parent uses this program to turn in a gun and one less gun leads to one less homicide or one less shooting or one less crime, then the program's a success."

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http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2015/08/19/boston-police-relaunch-gun-buyback-program-following-upsurge-gun-violence/S5vHCMIBNjnd7v6SzQxZ0H/story.html