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 See our Firearm Relinquishment policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue. 

Ohio has no law requiring the removal of firearms from persons who have become prohibited from possessing them ; except that a police officer who is responding to an alleged violation of a protection order must seize any weapon used, brandished or threatened to be used in the incident.1

  1. Ohio Rev. Code § 2935.03(B)(3)(h).[]