2012 Brooklyn Gun Buy Back Program Frequently Asked Questions
How should I bring a gun to the drop off site?
Guns must be placed in a plastic or paper bag or box.
Can I transport a gun in my car?
Yes. If transporting the gun by car, the gun must be transported in the trunk of the car.
When do I get the cash card?
After the gun is screened by officers and determined to be operable, you will be issued a cash card.
Can I surrendeer a rifle or shotgun?
Yes, rifles and shotguns will be accepted. However, the payout for rifles and shotguns is only $20.
How many guns can I surrender?
You may surrender as many guns as you wish, but you will only receive payment for up to three guns.
Is there a phone number I can call for more information?
Yes, you can call 311 for information regarding the Brooklyn Gun Buy Back Program to Reduce Violent Crime.
Can any member of the public surrender a gun?
Active or retired law enforcement officers and licensed gun dealers are not eligible to participate in the program.