The order allows law enforcement officers or attorneys of the Commonwealth to petition a judge of any court or magistrate if they have probable cause to believe that a person poses a substantial risk to themselves or others in the near future by either being in possession of or acquiring a firearm Firearms While under that order, they may not purchase, possess, or transport firearms.
“ Through my experience, I have seen people go to court, get the treatment they need, and ultimately successfully get their guns back. added Detective Paris.
PREVENT A TRAGEDY WITH GUNS. TALK LOUD!
To request an ESRO, call the non-emergency police line at 703-691-2131. If there is immediate danger, call or text 9-1-1.