Guns Dumped At Sea, 1968

Photo Credit: San Diego Historical Society
  • Photo Credit: San Diego Historical Society

Mayor Frank Curran (left) and detective William Gore display guns to be dumped at sea, 1968. The mayor had instituted a voluntary gun turn-in program modeled after San Francisco's.

SDPD chief O.J. Roed, meanwhile, stated his opposition to the registration of guns because he didn't believe such laws could be enforced.

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Gee, it looks like UnderSheriff William Gore got his gun-grabbing genes from his Dad (this William Gore)...


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