Union County Gun Buyback

Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholder Alexander Mirabella today joined Acting Union County Prosecutor Michael Monahan, Union County Sheriff Peter Corvelli, Union County Public Safety Director Andrew Moran, Union County Police Chief Chris Debbie, Union County Manager Ed Oatman and Deputy Manager Amy Wagner at the Union County Gun Buyback event at the Macedonia Baptist Church in Elizabeth. Guns were also collected at the Visions of God Family Worship Church in Plainfield.

The Union County Chapter of Moms Demand Action also were on hand at both gun buyback locations, offering free gunlocks to the public. The gun buyback event is supported by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and sponsored by the Union County Prosecutor and the Union County Sheriff with the Union County Division of Police and the police departments of the cities of Elizabeth and Plainfield. A total of 228 firearms were collected, including three assault rifles. (Photos by Jim Lowney/County of Union)