Money for guns: evaluation of the Seattle Gun Buy-Back Program.

  title={Money for guns: evaluation of the Seattle Gun Buy-Back Program.},
  author={Charles M. Callahan and Frederick P. Rivara and Thomas D. Koepsell},
  journal={Public health reports},
  volume={109 4},
Community involvement in local firearms policy is advocated to be an important component of efforts to curtail violence. This report describes the first evaluation of one such effort, a gun buy-back program conducted in Seattle, WA, during the fall of 1992. The evaluation included (a) surveys of 500 participants and a description of the firearms exchanged; (b) monitoring police reports, trauma center admissions, and medical examiners' data to assess short-term effects on the frequency of… CONTINUE READING
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