If you have an unwanted firearm (gun) or ammunition in your home, you can:

  1. Make arrangements to turn in the gun to the Police Department by calling the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000
  2. You can turn in the gun at any district police station.
    • IMPORTANT! When you arrive at a station to turn in a firearm, please FIRST call the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 and inform the call taker that you would like to turn in a gun to the Department. Do not walk into the police station with the firearm.
    • IMPORTANT! Please obey Maryland law with regard to the transportation of a firearm.  Please refer to Maryland Annotated Code, Criminal law, Title 4, Section 203 for a detailed account of wearing, carrying, or transporting a handgun.