City police are offering hundreds of dollars to citizens who provide tips that end with the seizure of a gun and an arrest of its user.
Police see the Gun Bounty program as a way not only to have fewer weapons in the hands of people who shouldn’t have them, but also as a way potentially to decrease random acts of violence.
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What’s illegal according to WPB PD?
- a convicted felon in possession of a firearm
- possession of a weapon while in the commission of a crime
- concealed weapon without a permit