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New Jersey requires gun owners to report the loss or theft of any firearm to local law enforcement of the jurisdiction where the loss or theft occurred (or to the Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police if the locality has no police force) within 36 hours of discovery of the loss or theft.1

 See our Reporting Lost & Stolen Guns policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue. 

  1. N.J. Stat. Ann. § 2C:58-19.[]