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Offer Snitching Rewards

DC rewards for gun snitches

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By Dean Weingarten. Dec 6, 2021

In Washington, the District of Columbia, the murder rate is soaring. The DC leadership has a scapegoat for their political problem - blame guns! Especially blame homemade guns!

They have a political solution: pay people more for snitching on people with guns, especially guns the DC politicians have banned in one way or another.

A significantly increased reward has been offered for anonymous information leading to the confiscation of guns and the arrest of people illegally possessing those guns, for a period of just over a month. The increased reward - of up to $7,500 - was announced on November 22, 2021. From wtop.com:

As homicide rates remain worryingly high in the District — up 12 percent compared to this time last year, according to D.C. police data — the city is raising the monetary incentive to get illegal guns off the street.

While the District offers up to $2,500 for tips that lead to the recovery of illegal guns, the city is partnering with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to raise that reward to $7,500.


Contee said that tips that lead to the recovery of any illegal weapons will still receive a partial reward.

The triple level reward will only last until the end of 2021, or five weeks and three days. The DC police department guidelines do not mention the increased reward yet. .....

As usual 'the gun' gets the blame, and seeing as DC effectively regards any gun as illegal the potential for lawful possession leading to arrest is significant. Go find the perpetrators - that might do some good - the guns will always be available.


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