Release of Firearms

Any firearm/ammunition taken into custody by a member of this department, as the result of an arrest, as recovered stolen property, found property, for safekeeping, pursuant to the issuance of a temporary or permanent restraining order or upon the suspension of revocation of any type of firearms license, the firearm (to include rifles and shotguns), ammunition, and all magazines and accessories will be processed by the Burlington Police Department Evidence Technician.

If you are needing a firearm to be released, please complete the following documentation: Release of Firearms (PDF).

Also, note the crimes disallowing possession of a firearm.

If you have any questions, please call the Burlington Police Department Property & Evidence Unit at 360-755-0921 during hours of operation.