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Gun Disposal Program

Owners of unwanted guns have a safe and secure disposal option. All firearms and ammunition will be accepted with no questions asked.

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Monday through Friday
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM


Metropolitan Forensic Science Center (APD Crime Lab)
5350 2nd Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107




Owners of unwanted guns and ammunition now have a safe and secure disposal option. The Albuquerque Police Department will accept firearms and ammunition from anyone throughout the State who wishes to dispose of them. These items will be accepted Monday through Friday.

Residents can either drop off firearms and/or ammunition at the Metropolitan Forensic Science Center also known as the APD Crime Lab located at 5350 2nd St. NW, from 9 am to 3 pm or they can call (505) 823-4200 to make arrangements for in-town pickup or drop off.

Firearms and ammunition will be accepted without question.