Catholic Churches and the Detroit Police Host Gun Buy Back Program


 In an effort to combat violence in the City of Detroit, some of the Roman Catholic Churches in the City are teaming up with the Detroit Police Department to take dangerous weapons off the street through a no-questions-asked gun buy back program. Additionally, the Detroit Police Department’s Commercial Auto Theft Unit will offer free vehicle etching to deter theft.  The vehicle owner must have the proper vehicle documentation(s), e.g. vehicle registration, title and/or certificate of insurance.


TIME:         9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 30, 2012.


WHERE:   St. Cecilia Catholic Church, 10400 Stoepel Street (near Livernois and Grand      



1. Turn in unloaded weapons.

                                    2. This will be on a first come, first serve basis.

                                    3. No questions will be asked.

                                    4. Up to $50 will be paid for an operational weapon.

                                    5. Up to $100 will be paid for two or more operational weapons.

                                    6. Up to $100 may be paid for assault weapons (limit of $200).

                                    7. Up to $25 will be paid for long guns.

                                    8. Up to $25 will be paid for non-operational weapon.

                                    9. Cash will be distributed at the church upon turn-in of weapons.


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