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Gun Turn-In

Police collected more than 5,500 guns during a turn-in program across Chicago on Saturday. (CBS)

Gun Rights Group Participates In Chicago Gun Turn-In, Uses Money For Shooting Camp

A downstate gun rights group turned dozens of firearms for the city’s gun turn-in program last month, and used the $6,000 in proceeds to send a group of young shooters to a camp hosted by the National Rifle Association.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012

Police collected more than 5,500 guns during a turn-in program across Chicago on Saturday. (CBS)

Chicago Police Collect 5,500 Weapons During Gun Turn-In

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said the tally could go considerably higher. Pallets were still being unloaded at a West Side police warehouse where the weapons will be sorted.

06/23/2012

Supt. Garry McCarthy

McCarthy: There Are ‘Just Way Too Many Guns In This City’

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Thursday that there are “just way too many guns in this city,” and the gun turn-in event that police are sponsoring this weekend can have an effect in reducing violence.

CBS 2–06/21/2012

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Police To Hold Gun Turn-In Event This Weekend

Using the lure of $100 gift cards, the Chicago Police Department is encouraging people to get guns out of their homes and turn them in this Saturday, during the annual gun turn-in program.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

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City To Host Gun Turn-In Event

The city of Chicago wants to get guns off the street, and is asking people to turn them in on their own.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2012