Boston residents to exchange guns for $200 gift cards

By the Boston Police Department


The 2014 Boston Gun Buy Back Program asks you to turn your “Piece for Peace” and receive a $200 Visa gift card.

This program will take place beginning March 24and run Monday through Friday noon to 7 p.m. at 23 designated drop-off sites throughout the city.

Image "Gun Smoke Red" courtesy of Flickr user Charles Knowles. 圖片"Gun Smoke Red"來自Flickr用戶Charles Knowles。

Image “Gun Smoke Red” courtesy of Flickr user Charles Knowles.

If you do not wish to deliver the firearm to a designated site and would like to arrange for a private exchange, call 1-888-GUNTIPS between the hours of 8 a.m. and 11 p.m.

The following procedure must be followed in order to receive amnesty for possession of a gun, and to receive a gift certificate. If the protocol is followed, the person dropping off the firearm will not be prosecuted for unlawful possession of that specific firearm. Amnesty will not be given for any other crime committed with that firearm or for any other crime committed while in possession of that firearm.


Turn-in procedure

1. Gun must be delivered unloaded.

2. Gun must be put in a clear plastic bag, and put into another container (gym bag, backpack, et cetera.).

3. If depositing ammunition in addition to a gun, ammunition must be delivered in a separate bag.

4. If transporting the gun by car, gun must be transported in the trunk of the car.

5. After the gun is screened by officers, and determined to be a working firearm, a gift card will be given.

6. Rifles and shotguns will be accepted, however no incentive will be issued.



Boston Gun Buy Back Locations 2014


District 1, 10 New Sudbury Street

(617) 343-4240



District 15, 10 Vine Street

(617) 343-4888


East Boston

District 7, 69 Paris Street

(617) 343-4220


Maverick Landing

31 Liverpool Street

(617) 569-7455


Roxbury/Mission Hill

District 2, 2245 Washington Street

(617) 343-4270


Project Right, Inc.

320 A Blue Hill Avenue,

(617) 541-5454



District 3, 1165 Blue Hill Avenue

(617) 343-4700


The Ella J. Baker House

411 Washington Street

(617) 282-6704


Greater Love Tabernacle Church

101 Nightingale Street

(617) 740-9480


Morning Start Baptist Church

1257 Blue Hill Avenue

(617) 298-0278



District 11, 40 Gibson Street

(617) 343-4330


St. Peters Church Parish Office

311 Bowdoin Street

(617) 282-3614 x2222


South Boston

District 6, 101 West Broadway Street

(617) 343-4730


BHA, McCormick Development

10 Kemp Street

(617) 988-5074


South End

District 4, 650 Harrison Avenue

(617) 343-4250


Roxse Homes

1050 Tremont Street

(617) 442-2551



District 14, 301 Washington Street

(617) 343-4260


West Roxbury/Roslindale

District 5, 1708 Centre Street

(617) 343-4560


BCYF Thomas M. Menino Community Center

125 Brookway Road

(617) 635-5256


Jamaica Plain

District 13, 3345 Washington Street

(617) 343-5630


Hyde Square Task Force

375 Centre Street

(617) 524-8303 x307


Hyde Park

District 18, 1249 Hyde Park Avenue

(617) 343-5600


Greater Faith Worship Church

175 Wood Avenue

(617) 361-5479

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