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The Atlanta Police Property Unit is located at the Public Safety Annex at 3493 Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway Atlanta, Ga. 30331. You can call the for more information at 404-546-4330.


PROPERTY RETENTION POLICY:
90 DAYS, THEN DESTROYED or AUCTIONED
In order to pick up YOUR PROPERTY you must present the following (see FIREARMS section if you are retrieving a gun):
  • Valid Picture Identification: A CURRENT driver’s license, state issued ID, military ID, passport, or school ID.
  • Form: Completed form from table. In order to pick up SOMEONE ELSE’S PROPERTY you must present the following:
    • Valid Picture Identification: A CURRENT driver’s license, state issued ID, military ID, passport, or school ID.
    •  Completed form provided by the Property Control unit.
    • Notarized Authorization Letter: Must include owner’s name, recipient’s name and a complete description of property to be picked up.
If your property was turned in with the category of EVIDENCE we cannot release your items unless:
  • The arresting officer signs for your release OR
  • You present a Court Order demanding the release of your specific property (court dispositions not accepted) 
FIREARMS
If you are picking up a PROPERTY FIREARM you must present the following:
  • Valid Picture Identification: A CURRENT driver’s license, state issued ID, military ID, or passport.
  • SSN: Social Security Number.
  • Original Sales Receipt or other documentation proving ownership of weapon.
For EVIDENCE FIREARMS, you must present everything mentioned above in addition to the following:
  • Officer permission: The arresting officer must first approve the release of your firearm by converting its status from evidence to property. OR
  • Court Order: You must present a court order demanding the release of your weapon (court dispositions not accepted).
ALL INDIVIDUALS PICKING UP A FIREARM MUST FIRST PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK.  NO EXCEPTIONS!
APPOINTMENT SUGGESTED FOR  FIREARM RELEASES PLEASE CONTACT ARMORER (404) 546-4329 or (404) 546-4356
 
SEIZURES (FIU)
If your property/vehicle has been seized by the Financial Investigations Unit (FIU) you may check the status by calling: (404)-546-4275