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SFPD Gun Stop Program

SFPD Gun Stop Program SFPD Gun Stop Program
Gun STOP Poster The Gun Stop Program was implemented to help reduce violence in our community. The program is designed for members of the community to call in anonymously and report persons who are illegally in possession of a firearm. If the information given results in an arrest and a firearm is recovered, the anonymous caller is eligible for a monetary reward.

If you are reporting a crime in progress, please call 911


The Gun Stop Program Procedures:

  • Callers contact the anonymous tip line at 415-575-4444
  • The information will be entered into a database
  • Guns that qualify for this program:
    • Illegal assault weapons, per the Penal Code, that are located in San Francisco
  • Any person who is in illegal possession of a gun, on his person in public, or is prohibited from possessing a firearm (i.e.) a concealed handgun on person or in vevhicle, an ex-felon (and an arrest is made on said person)
  • Owners turning in guns do not qualify for the reward

Anonymous caller(s) will be given a number for identification purposes.

Last updated: 10/14/2009 11:19:54 AM