In order to obtain a Firearms Identification Card and/or Firearm, you must meet the eligibility requirements and comply with the Statutes which govern firearms purchases in the State of New Jersey. Additional firearms information is available at the New Jersey State Police Website www.nj.gov/gov/njsp/ or through reviewing the New Jersey Firearms Law: N. J. S. A. Title 13 Chapter 54.
All Firearms applications for residents of Manalapan Township are handled through the Police Departments Firearms Licensing Unit staffed by the Firearms ID Officer: Lieutenant Lloyd Drucker (Ret.). The unit is within the police departments’ Administration Division lead by Captain Edward Niesz. For questions regarding firearms applications please contact Lieutenant Lloyd Drucker, (Ret.) preferred by email at [email protected] or you can phone the office at 732.446.8372 please note the office hours vary throughout the year.
In order to process your application please complete: the application for a Firearms Purchaser Identification Card / Handgun Purchaser Permits, and the Consent for Mental Health Records Search Form. These forms are in PDF Format and will only be accepted if they are in type written form, (PDF Filled). Please do not sign the Consent for Mental Health Records Search; this must be signed in person.
Bring the completed form with you during the below listed hours and turn them in to the Firearms ID Officer.
Once your application is received the Firearms ID Officer may direct you to the Criminal History Record Check (ORI # NJ0132600) http://www.njportal.com/njsp/criminalrecords/
Dates and Times
September 18th Between 3pm to 7pm
September 25th Between 10am to 2pm
October 2nd Between 3pm to 7pm
October 9th Between 10am to 2pm