If you believe the Police Department has possession of an item that belongs to you, you’re asked to visit the Property Custody Division at Police Headquarters located at 1200 Clark Avenue. You should respond Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please bring the police report number with you, along with valid identification and proof of ownership. There may be additional steps required to take possession of certain items. Those steps will be explained once it is determine that the Department does in fact have possession of your item(s).
After certain legal requirements are met, some unclaimed property items may be auctioned off to the public. To purchase items turned over for auction, visit propertyroom.com.
Proceeds from auctions are donated to the Police Relief Association which benefits police officers and their families.
For more information about the types of items currently being held as unclaimed property, click here.