ATF billboards target Rockford gun crime - – Rockford’s News Leader

ATF billboards target Rockford gun crime


Billboards around Rockford from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) are encouraging residents to report gun crime.

The message asks residents to call 1-800-ATF-GUNS to report illegal firearms activity. The hotline is available 24 hours a day and callers may remain anonymous. Callers may also be eligible for a monetary award if the information leads to a successful prosecution, depending on the level of assistance.

The billboards were donated by Lamar Outdoor Advertising. More information on ATF can be found at

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