Megan Taylor

front-end dev, volunteacher, news & data junkie, bibliophile, Flyers fan, sci-fi geek and kitteh servant

NYPD Buys Guns, but Residents Doubt Effects

I interviewed Bronx residents about the Gun Buy-Back Program after police asked media to leave buy-back locations.

Related blog post: Reflecting on the NYPD’s Gun Buy-Back Program

Nearly 20 other Bronx locals who were asked about the program agreed with A.J. that gun crime would not be significantly affected by programs like the gun buy-back event, which coincided with 13 shooting incidents in the borough that weekend.

Published: May 14, 2009

Publication: Norwood News, a bi-weekly community newspaper serving the northwest Bronx communities of Norwood, Bedford Park, North Fordham and University Heights.

Skills: Writing, Reporting

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