A gun amnesty across Greater Manchester starts this morning.
From 7am the public can hand in guns anonymously. They will not face prosecution.
The amnesty lasts until 26th July and is the first set up by the force since 2008.
In that, 1000 weapons were passed to police.
Merseyside Police have released video of raids made as part of their six-day gun and gang crime crackdown.
Officers say they have arrested 53 people so far, in an operation triggered by a spate of shootings.
One man was arrested over a shooting. Others were questioned over violent disorder, assault, and drugs offences.
Merseyside Police say they have made 10 more arrests in their six-day gun crime crackdown, after extra raids overnight:
It takes the total number of arrests to 53.
Police have arrested 53 people, in a six-day crackdown on gun crime in Merseyside.
Officers have raided eight properties, and stopped numerous cars and people. One man was arrested over a shooting. Others were questioned over violent disorder, assault, and drugs offences.
Superintendent Paul White says: "A small number of people... are causing fear in our communities through the use of violence and firearms and Merseyside Police is not prepared to standby and let them rule the roost."
Police who took a gun off the streets are hunting a man they believe may have been hiding it.
Carlo Tommasello, 25 has not been seen since the gun and live rounds of ammunition were seized from the house on Tartan Street in November last yeat. Tommasello has links to the Clayton area.
Detective Constable Steven Harris said: "Greater Manchester Police is committed to taking guns off our streets, and combating the threat of the organised crime.
"He knows that we are looking for him, and I would urge anyone who recognises him from the picture to call us.
Two shotguns have been recovered from addresses in Kirkdale and Fazakerley in Liverpool. A 37-year old woman and a 47-year-old man, both from Fazakerley were arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm. They are currently being questioned by officers.
Seven people have been arrested during raids at 15 addresses in Kirkby, St Helens, Knowsley village and Fazakerley.
The operation, codenamed Operation Decade, is targeting those believed to be involved in gun and drug crime.
The raids are the culmination of a 12-month investigation.
Six men and one woman, have all been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs.
A further two men have been arrested and a substantial amount of cash has been recovered from a property in St Helens as part of the operation
The operation carried out today reinforces the Force's commitment to tackling the scourge of drugs and guns in our communities.
A gang of teenage robbers from Merseyside - one as young as 13 - have had appeals thrown out by leading judges who warned severe sentences were needed to protect the public from gun crime.
The five, who carried out armed raids, failed at the Court of Appeal that their custodial terms should be cut.
At the time of the offences last year, the gang was aged between 13 and 18.
The youngest gang member, Jobe Kilbride, of Tarbock Road, Huyton, now aged 14, was detained for 4 years, while his older brother Declan, 17, was given 9 years at Liverpool Crown Court.
Declan Culshaw,16, of Sandyville Road, Clubmoor, was sentenced to f5 years. Dylan Currie, 15, of Breeze Hill, Liverpool, was detained for 6 years.
Bradley Beveridge,19, of Springbank Road, Anfield, received an indeterminate sentence for public protection with a minimum term of 5 years and 6 months.