There will be a gun turn-in event on Saturday, 12 December, 2015 in Clearwater, Florida. Clearwater is in Pinellas County. While these events are commonly labelled with the propaganda term “buyback,” the guns were never owned by the people attempting to buy them. The event will be held at the Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex parking lot, 2450 Drew St. and run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. From suncoastnews.com:
This will be the Clearwater Police Department’s first buyback event since June 2011, when it collected 189 guns. Hall said officers plan to buy about $10,000 worth of gift cards to hand out at the event.
Police will offer $50 or $100 Wal-Mart gift cards for the guns, depending on type of the firearm. Private buyers have little to fear about buying stolen firearms at these events. Florida even has a website where firearms purchasers can check to see if a firearm is listed as stolen in the State.
Some police departments are hostile to private buyers; others are friendly. It’s best to do local research before arriving to offer to buy firearms. The choice of a public venue like the Joe DimMaggio Sports Complex …Read the Rest
Source:: Truth About Guns