Eureka Police Buy Guns, No Questions Asked

Apr 4, 2017

The last thing any police officer wants to encounter is a suspect with a gun. 

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So Eureka Police recently made some efforts to make it less likely that they'll encounter people with stolen guns. 

A "security expo" encouraged people to buy safes and other gun safety equipment, and a gun buy-back gave people premiums for giving up guns, no questions asked about ownership. 

Captain Steve Watson of EPD visits with information about the effectiveness of the programs and prospects for a repeat.