Posted June 28, 2022 6:00 am by Comments

By Lee Williams

by Lee WilliamsBy most accounts, the Miami Police Department’s highly touted GUNS 4 UKRAINE gun buyback was an epic failure.The event, which was held June 18 at city hall and involved more than 40 on-duty police officers, yielded only a dozen or so rusty guns.A Similar buyback held Saturday by Tampa Police produced more than 1,000 firearms.During the event, Miami Police tried their best to cover up their failure.They still are.When it became obvious things were starting to fizzle, police pushed onlookers back from the site where the buyback was taking place a total of eight times, until they were more than 150 yards away.The department even used vehicles and bicycle cops to block the public from seeing what was or what wasn’t going on.  Miami Police used vehicles and bicycle officers to block the public from seeing what type of firearms were turned in Saturday during a gun buyback. (All photos courtesy Kevin Sona.)Our reporter estimated Miami officers “bought back” about 12-15 firearms. Most were cheap handguns or ancient single-shot or bolt-action shotguns and rifles. There were a few homemade firearms too, but no modern sporting rifles were seen – certainly nothing battleworthy enough to ship to Ukraine as

Source: The Gun Writer

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