Property Claims and Evidence

Property Technician

The property and evidence seized by the Department is stored for safekeeping until it is needed for court, taken to a crime laboratory for processing, returned to the owner, or destroyed pursuant to court order or departmental regulations. The responsibility for safeguarding and accounting for the property and evidence falls upon the Property/ Evidence Technician.

The Property and Evidence Division can be contacted by e-mail or calling:

How To Claim Property

Property can be released to the owner on Mondays and Thursdays between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

The general policy of the Department is to release property to the owner whenever practical, once ownership has been proven regarding the property. Once ownership has been determined regarding the property and the courts have released said property, the following information needs to be provided to the Property Division prior to releasing said property.

  1. Contact the Property and Evidence Division and schedule date and time to pick up property by e-mailing or calling:
  2. If possible have Police Department's service number.
  3. Present valid identification.