Hope that the gun you gave up was not used in a crime, they know where it came from.
The firearms will eventually be test fired to record ballistics details.
Though there is no evidence that buybacks reduce violent crime, that’s not the only goal of the events, Myers said.
“They increase community and public awareness and gun safety,” she said. “They remove the availability of weapons … for potential accidental shootings and thefts or (from) those with mental health problems.”