Gun Laws in Delaware

State Law Background

Among other things, Delaware:

State of Gun Violence Factsheet

Delaware does not, however:

Local governments in Delaware also generally lack authority to regulate firearms and ammunition.

In 2017, Delaware had the 15th lowest gun death rate among the states, and 111 people died from firearm-related injuries that year. Delaware also supplied crime guns to other states at the 21st highest rate among the states, though the state imported roughly the same number of guns as it exported.

Delaware Firearms Laws

For details about specific firearms laws in Delaware, choose a topic below, or see all of the firearms laws in this state.