Safe and Secure Gun Program
Thank you for visiting the York Regional Police Safe and Secure Gun Program webpage. This program is designed to eliminate the risk of personal injury from improperly stored firearms, to reduce the number of illegal or unwanted firearms and firearm-related crimes in York Region and to ensure anyone storing legal firearms is doing so in a safe and secure manner.
Surrender Unwanted Firearm(s)- Select this link to request an officer to attend your residence or place of business to retrieve unwanted firearms, ammunition and/or military ordinance. This service provides citizens with a safe way to dispose of firearms they may have inherited or found or old weaponry that has been kept as a collectors’ item. Turning these items over to police for safe disposal increases community safety by eliminating the risk they will be stolen and used in a crime or cause accidental harm to yourself or others.
Commercial/Retail Firearm Safety Assessment- Select this link to request an officer to attend your place of business for a Firearm Safety Assessment, which provides you with information for the safe storage and transport of firearms from one place to another.
Residential Firearm Safety Assessment- Select this link to request an officer to attend your residence for a Firearm Safety Assessment , which includes a review of home storage safety; tips for improving home security; information about safely transporting firearms; and contact information for additional legal resources pertaining to firearms.