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News Release

Friday, March 19, 2021

Media Relations

2021 Anonymous Gun Buyback NA21013ll

WHAT:
City of Los Angeles Anonymous Gun Buyback

WHEN:
Saturday, March 20, 2021
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE:
LOS ANGELES
Volunteers of America
5200 S. Central Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90011

Van Nuys
Van Nuys Masonic Building Association
14750 Sherman Way Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA 91450

WHY:
The citywide Gun Buyback Program is an initiative of the Mayor's Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD). City leaders and LAPD gun experts will also be available to answer questions about the event and about the guns. Individuals may surrender guns anonymously at any of the two gun Buyback locations. The public is reminded that when bringing a firearm to a location, please leave the unloaded gun(s) in a locked container or stored in a vehicle trunk. The Gun Buyback staff will provide direction to individuals surrendering guns after discussing their intent to surrender a weapon. Those interested in receiving a gift card, may qualify for a $100 card for handguns, shotguns, and rifles and $200 for assault weapons, as classified in the state of California.

For further information, please contact LAPD Media Relations at 213-486-5910.



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