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Gun buyback program in West Babylon

Nassau County law enforcement authorities organized a gun

Nassau County law enforcement authorities organized a gun buyback program Saturday during which people could anonymously turn in a gun in exchange for $200 cash. Videojournalist: Karen Wiles Stabile (Dec. 10, 2011) (Credit: Newsday/Karen Wiles Stabile )

Suffolk County police will pay $100 cash for illegal handguns Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Handguns can be turned over anonymously at the First Precinct, 555 Route 109 in West Babylon.

Buyback funds are limited, though a spokesman could not say how much had been set aside for the program.

The precinct is open 24 hours a day and can be reached at 631-854-8100.

 

Tags: West Babylon , Suffolk , police , buyback , gun , program

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