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Churches Recognized for Hosting Union County Gun Amnesty Program

Gun Buyback Union County, NJ

Union County Freeholder Chairman Christopher Hudak (3rd L) and Freeholders Linda Carter and Angel G. Estrada (R) present resolutions to Frank Porter (C) of the Morning Star Community Christian Center in Linden and Pastor Paul Dean (3rd R) of the Visions of God Family Worship Church in Plainfield thanking them for their participation and efforts in assisting in the success of the County of Union’s Gun Buyback/Gun Amnesty program that was held on October 25. They are joined by Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Thomas Isenhour (L) and Union County Police Chief Dan Vaniska.

More than 480 guns were collected at the two locations during the 8-hour event. The program was a joint effort by the churches, the Union County Freeholder Board, Union County Prosecutor’s Office, Union County Sheriff’s Office, Union County Police Department, Plainfield Police Division and Linden Police Department.

(Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union)