Firearms Compliance Checks

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On Monday, April 18, 2016, Detectives from the Oxnard Police Department’s Firearms Strike Team in conjunction with agents from the Department of Justice Bureau of Firearms conducted several compliance checks throughout the City of Oxnard. The compliance checks focused on persons who are prohibited from owning firearm(s) and have a firearm(s) registered to them. During the sweep detectives made one arrest for possession of nine firearms and one-thousand rounds of ammunition. Overall, the detectives recovered 10 firearms.
The Oxnard Police Department will continue to conduct compliance checks with prohibited persons and subjects on probation or parole living in the City of Oxnard. The Oxnard Police Department is committed to working with the Department of Justice Bureau of Firearms in our efforts. The purpose of these checks is to remove dangerous firearms from prohibited persons in an effort to reduce gun violence throughout the city. If anyone has further information, they are encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7796.  If you wish to remain anonymous you may call the violent crimes hotline at (805) 982-7070 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. You can also visit this site http://www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org/contactus.aspx to submit a tip via text or email.

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