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Miami Police To Hold First Gun Buyback Operation Of 2013

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Miami Police Department wants your guns. In efforts to reduce gun violence, Miami police will hold its first 2013 gun buyback operation of the year.

Beginning on Jan. 19, anyone can drop off any firearm at designated locations and receive a gift certificate with no questions asked.

“We are urging the public to join us in the efforts to reduce gun violence and make a difference,” the police department said in a news release.

The gift certificates are from the Padron Cigar Company and Dade Medical College.

The buybacks will be from 10  a .m. to 2 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Jan. 19 – Model City NET, Jordan Grove Baptist Church, 5946 NW 12th Ave.
  • Jan. 26 – Overtown NET, St. John Baptist Church, 1328 NW Third Ave.
  • Feb. 2 – Little Havana NET, San Juan Bosco Catholic Church, 1301 W. Flagler St.
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