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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements

Posted on: November 23, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Police urge citizens to secure personal firearms

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The Danville Police Department is reminding citizens to please secure your personal firearms. 

Over the past 3 months there have been 32 firearms reported stolen in the city of Danville. The majority of these weapons were stolen from vehicles or residential burglaries. 

This number includes 9 firearms stolen from vehicles during the month of November. 

If you own a firearm please refrain from leaving it unattended inside of a vehicle. It is also recommended all firearms be stored and secured properly and safely inside of a residence. 

Please work with the Danville Police Department while we continue to strive to make our communities safer for ourselves and our children. 

Remember, if you see something, say something!

The Danville Police Department would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

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