I've been working on this one for a while now. It's my theory that actual guns exist in the Zootopia universe, it's just that the animal-dominated society is such a peaceful one there really isn't much need for them. War is virtually unheard of, and criminals normally rely on their own natural weapons if they want to hurt someone.
That said, Zootopia is not without its fair share of firearms. The arms trade is a booming business for Zootopia's criminal underworld, and they'd be more than willing to use a few if it meant defending their little enterprise.
Now, under normal circumstances, your average ZPD officer isn't carrying much more than stun spray and a taser pistol, and sometimes a baton if they're one of the larger species. The lethal weapons are mainly kept in their vehicle, if they have any at all.
ZPD SWAT and various other enforcement organizations, however, will only use deadly weapons, as the criminals they go after rarely ever go down without a fight.
And with that, here's