See our Disarming Prohibited People 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). ⤴︎