Fairfax County Government

Fairfax County, Virginia

Prevent a Gun Tragedy: Speak Up Through Virginia's Red Flag Law

QUICK SUMMARY

  • Red flag laws prevent individuals who show signs of being a threat to themselves or others from purchasing, possessing¬†or transporting any kind of firearm.
  • They ensure that no firearm is removed without due process.
  • To request an ESRO, call the Police non-emergency line at 703-691-2131. If there is an immediate danger, call or text 9-1-1.
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