Frequently Asked Questions

How do I deal with unwanted firearms?

How do I get rid of an unwanted firearm?

Registration, secure storage and proper disposal of firearms are critical to community safety. If you have a firearm that you no longer want, you can turn it over to police for disposal.  This the only way to ensure that your unwanted firearm doesn't end up in the wrong hands being used for the wrong reasons.

Here's how the process works for residents of Anmore, Belcarra, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam:

Once the firearm has been picked-up it will be brought back to the detachment, properly accounted for, recorded and then destroyed.

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