Property recovered by police officers or citizens and evidence held by the police are stored in the department property / evidence rooms.The Property and Evidence Unit's main objective is to maintain and insure the integrity of those items needed as evidence for the judicial process. It is also our desire to securely store all items and reunite owners with the property that is rightfully theirs.
Found Property is held pursuant to Sections 251-258 of the Personal Property Law.
Under $ 100 is held 3 months
$ 100 - $ 499.99 is held for 6 months
$ 500 - $ 4,999.99 is held for 1 year
$ 5,000 or more is held for 3 years
Inquiries into property or evidence can be made by contacting the department by phone or in person.