Repurchase locations include OAG’s Suffolk Regional Office in Suffolk County.

To protect New Yorkers from gun violence and keep our communities safe, New York Attorney General Letitia James hosted the first-ever statewide community gun buyback in New York on Saturday, April 29. The one-day statewide initiative will feature simultaneous gun buyback events across nine states, where the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) will be on hand to accept — no questions asked — working and non-working, unloaded firearms for In exchange for on-site compensation. OAG provides funding in the form of prepaid gift cards when law enforcement officers receive and secure firearms on the scene.

Attorney General James Partners with Local Law Enforcement Agencies and Leaders to Host Gun Buyback Event Saturday, April 29, At the following times and locations:

  • Bronx Family Life Academy – 14 West 170th St, Bronx, NY 10452. 10am to 1pm.

  • All Saints Roman Catholic Church in Brooklyn – 115 Throop Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206. 10am to 1pm.

  • OAG Suffolk Regional Office in Suffolk County – 300 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge, NY 11788. 10am to 1pm.

  • Watervliet Dome in Albany County – 1300 2nd Ave, Watervliet, NY 12189. 10am to 1pm.

  • American Legion Post Office in Ulster County –18 West O’Reilly St, Kingston, NY 12401. 10am to 1pm.

  • St. Lucy’s Food Pantry in Onondaga County – 425 Gifford St, Syracuse, NY 13204. 10am to 3pm.

  • Johnson City Senior Center, Broome County – 30 Brocton St, Johnson City, NY 13790. 10am to 1pm.

  • clinton county Fairgrounds in Clinton County – 84 Fair Grounds Road, Plattsburgh, NY 12901. 10am to 1pm.

  • St. John’s African Methodist Episcopal Church, Niagara County – 917 Garden & Richard Allen Way, Niagara Falls, NY 14302. 10am to 1pm.

OAG will provide the following amounts for firearms turned in at each event:

  • $500 per Assault Rifle or Ghost Gun

  • $150 per pistol ($500 for each person who turns in their first pistol)

  • $75 per rifle or shotgun

  • $25 per non-working, replica, antique, homemade or 3D printed gun

OAG accepts both working and non-working firearms, and there is no limit to the number of firearms an individual may turn in. Firearms must be unloaded and placed in a bag or box. It’s an amnesty program that doesn’t ask any questions about people who lay down their guns.

The statewide initiative is part of Attorney General James’ efforts to combat gun violence and protect people from harm. So far, Attorney General James has helped remove more than 4,000 guns from New York neighborhoods since 2019.

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