Austin Police Department Announce Upcoming Gun Surrender Service

The Austin Police Department is providing a no questions asked gun surrender service where citizens can safely surrender unwanted firearms and ammunition.

The first event will take place on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 from 3-8 p.m. at the Robert T. Martinez, Central East Substation, 812 Springdale Rd.

Below are instructions for the event:

  • Do not walk into the substation with a visible gun or ammunition
  • Unload the gun
  • Put the gun and ammunition in separate bags
  • Bring unwanted gun(s) and ammunition to 812 Springdale Road on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Leave the gun or ammunition in the car (trunk or back seat) or bagged (if on foot)
  • Tell an officer you are there to turn in a gun and they will safely retrieve it

Future Events:

  • April 28, 2020
  • July 28, 2020
  • October 27, 2020
  • January 26, 2021

Learn more about the program here.

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