In an effort to prevent injury or death from unwanted or unsafe guns in local homes, the Dudley Police Department is pleased to announce that for the second time it will be participating in the 16th Annual Goods for Guns Buyback Program from 9:00am to 1:00pm on Saturday, December 16, 2017. This program is sponsored by the UMass Memorial Medical Center’s Injury Prevention Center and the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office.
The program will allow Dudley residents to:
Turn in operable guns and receive local grocery chain gift cards
Be anonymous – no names asked.
Get free gun locks.
Also turn in non-operable guns, ammunition, and firearm accessories (no gift cards are issued for these items).
Not have gun registrations/licenses during the turn in of guns.
Turn in guns at the police station or by appointment at their residence.
Unwanted firearms may be disposed of by turning them in personally at the Dudley Police Department, 71 West Main Street, on Saturday, December 16, 2017 between the hours of 9:00am – 1:00pm.
Important: All guns brought directly to the police station must be unloaded and wrapped/contained in a bag.
Residents may also call the Dudley Police Department at 508-949-8023 to make an appointment for the pickup of unwanted firearms at their residences. Please provide a name, address, and return phone number so that a mutually agreed upon time can be arranged. A trained officer will respond to your home on the event date of Saturday, December 16, 2017 between the hours of 9:00am – 1:00pm to safely secure and remove any unwanted firearms. Program information is available on Facebook at www.umassmemorial.org/goods4guns and Twitter at #Goods4Guns17. Any resident having questions about the program in Dudley should contact the Police Department at the above listed number.