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The Worcester Police Department is currently associated with several community related projects such as:

Goods for Guns

Saturday, June 24, 2017
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Church of Worcester, 90 Holden Street

A gun in the home is 22 times more likely to kill a family member or friend than to kill an intruder. With gun ownership comes the responsibility of storing guns locked, unloaded and inaccessible to kids. If this is not something you can do, let us dispose of the firearm for you by participating in "Goods for Guns."

Turn in your operable gun and receive:

  • Semi-automatic weapon: $75 gift certificate to a local merchant.
  • Handgun: $50 gift certificate to a local merchant.
  • Long gun or replica guns: $25 gift certificate to a local merchant.
  • Free gun locks, even if you aren't turning in a gun.

Note: All guns must be brought unloaded and wrapped in a bag. Questions: call (508) 799-8531.

Firearm Removal Program

Citizens of Worcester may have old, unused or unwanted firearms in their residence that they would like to have removed by a trained professional. If this applies to you, please contact Detective James Heffernan at (508) 799-8651 to arrange a removal of unwanted firearms.

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