The Everett Police Department hosted its first Guns for Gift Cards exchange on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at the South Precinct. The buyback program provided residents of Everett and Snohomish County with a voluntary option to legally dispose of unwanted firearms in exchange for pre-paid VISA gift cards.
The Guns for Gift Cards exchange is one part of a broader strategy in EPD's efforts to reduce gun violence in our community. Each relinquished firearm lessens the chance it may fall into the wrong hands and be used in a gun-related crime or suicide.
Firearms turned in during our December 2022 event were: