Halton Regional Police Service

Site: Halton Region - Mobile Service

Service: Firearms and Weapons Amnesty Program

Record #: OAK0280
Last Full Update: 14 Mar 2024

Memos and Bulletins

Public Comments

DO NOT transport any Amnesty items to District Stations or Headquarters

Contact Information

Office Phone Non-emergency 905-825-4777;  
Automated attendant 905-825-4747;  
Calling from North Halton 905-878-5511 or 519-853-2111
TTY Phone 1-800-990-8199
Crisis Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 9-1-1
Fax 905-825-9416
E-Mail info@haltonpolice.ca
Website www.haltonpolice.ca/en/staying-safe/firearms-amnesty-program.aspx
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Primary Contact Property Evidence Management Unit; Phone: 905-825-4777 ext 5319

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Goal of program is to educate members of the public about potentially prohibited weapons and firearms, and to provide individuals with unwanted weapons with an opportunity to safely dispose of them

  • opportunity for individuals to surrender firearms, weapons, ammunition and explosives they no longer wish to possess
  • possession of these items may have been the result of a death in the family, owners with elapsed firearm licences, or illegal firearms/weapons being held for another person
  • not associated with any government buyback program
  • any firearms/weapons surrendered under the guidelines of this Amnesty will NOT result in Criminal Charges 
  • personal contact information will not be recorded in any police reports in relation to the item(s) surrendered under this Amnesty

Note: Legally-owned/registered firearms can only be surrendered by the registered owner or authorized party (i.e. Executor, Power of Attorney)

DO NOT transport any Amnesty items to District Stations or Headquarters


Administration Mon-Sun 8 am-4 pm

Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility See guidelines on website

To surrender a firearm and/or weapon, please visit the website to submit a form providing the required information

  • a member of the Halton Regional Police Service will contact you by telephone to confirm a time and date to retrieve your surrendered item(s)
  • plain-clothed officer will attend the pick-up location in an unmarked vehicle at the scheduled date/time
Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Halton Region
Address & Map
Halton Region, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Property Evidence Management Unit 
Halton Regional Police Service Headquarters 
2485 North Service Rd W 
Oakville, ON L6M 3H8
Physical Access Not Applicable - mobile service

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