Now in 16th year, Real Radio 104.1's Kicks for Guns has grown to 16 locations all around Central Florida...involving law enforcement in 6 counties. Kicks for Guns will take place on August 14, 2014.
Granting amnesty to citizens who want to get rid of weapons No questions asked - participants received Sneakers or Gift Cards in the exchange.
“The fact that Kicks for Guns has removed nearly 10,000 unwanted guns from the streets of Central Florida is an amazing testament to the listeners of Real Radio and their desire to make our community safer.” says Real Radio 104.1's Assistant Program Director, Jack Bradshaw.
Total 802 Firearms (21 of these were illegal)
- Clermont PD - 58
- Cocoa PD - 50
- Daytona PD - 83
- Kissimmee/St Cloud PDs - 59
- Orlando PD - 15
- Orange Sheriff - 240 (4 locations)
- Osceola Sheriff - 62
- Ocoee PD - 17
- Palm Bay PD - 53
- Titusville PD - 40
- Volusia Sheriff - 81
- Winter Park PD - 44
Unusual items for the day:
- 2 Potato Launchers
- 1 Pipe Bomb (blown up by Volusia Bomb team)
- 1 Flare gun converted to shoot a shotgun shell
- 2 Flare grenades and 2 smoke grenades
- One of the stolen guns was reported stolen in 2002, Celina OH.