Borough of Hawthorne, NJ
Passaic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Municipal Council of the Borough of Hawthorne 11-7-2007 by Ord. No. 1917-07. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Peace and good order — See Ch. 357.
The discharge of firearms, bow and arrow, crossbow, slingshot, air gun, spring gun, gas gun or other device which impels a projectile through the use of force is prohibited in the Borough of Hawthorne.
The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to:
A. 
Any duly appointed law officer in the course of his or her official duty.
B. 
The use of firearms when necessary for the preservation of human life.
C. 
Use of a firearm on a licensed pistol, rifle or firearm range, under the supervision of the Police Department.
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not exceeding $2,000, a term of imprisonment not exceeding 90 days or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days, or any combination thereof.