1/17/2013 - 01-17-13 County Executive Diana Announces 2013 Gun Buyback Program
Orange County Executive Edward A. Diana, together with Orange County District Attorney Francis D. Phillips, Orange County Sheriff Carl E. DuBois, City of Middletown Police Chief Ramon Bethencourt, City of Newburgh Police Chief Michael Ferrara, City of Port Jervis Police Chief William Worden, Police Chiefs’ Association of Orange County President Todd M. Hazard, and ShopRite’s Vice President of Human Resources and Community Affairs Mr. Tom Urtz, announced today that the County would be sponsoring the 2013 “Save a Life” Gun Buyback Program aimed at reducing violence in Orange County by asking individuals to turn in illegal or unwanted firearms in exchange for ShopRite gift cards with no questions asked and amnesty for possession. Read Entire Press Release.