SOMERVILLE, Mass. – The City of Somerville Police Department and the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office will partner to host the Somerville gun buyback initiative Saturday, July 29th, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will take place on Franey Rd adjacent to the Somerville Department of Public Works yard, 1 Franey Rd. The regional initiative includes several communities in the Middlesex County over the past couple of years. The focus is on providing residents with a safe and secure way of removing unwanted firearms from their homes.
The Somerville Police Department and Middlesex Sheriff’s Office ask that the following steps be taken for anyone interested in disposing their firearms at the event.
- • Please bring firearms unloaded with the safety engaged in a bag, box or case. The bag, box or safe should be transported to Franey Rd inside the trunk of your vehicle.
- • When you arrive at Franey Rd, you will see officers standing by a table adjacent to DPW. Please allow those officers to remove the firearm from the trunk of your vehicle.
Please note the following details for the event:
- • Receive up to $200 in gift cards per firearm.
- • BB guns/Air Guns and ammunition do not qualify for gift cards but can be turned in for disposal.
The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office and Massachusetts State Police will safely destroy all guns collected at the event.
The Somerville Police encourages residents to take advantage of this opportunity to help prevent accidents and injuries in our homes and community.