Report a gun, Get rewarded
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —
Report a gun at school and earn $500.
It's a program to curb gun violence being tried in parts of Alabama.
Crime Stoppers in Birmingham and Montgomery are offering the reward to students for tips to recover guns on campus.
Birmingham's Crime Stoppers say they received no tips since launching the project last year..
It's a different story in Montgomery where 20 guns were recovered since 2016.
According to Crime Stoppers students report guns to their school resource officer.
Then the SRO then make sure the student receives the $500 reward.