Unclaimed Property, Found Property & Property Held in Safekeeping
The Glendale Police Department currently has many types of property which will be disposed of by the City unless the owner thereof, reclaims such property in the manner provided by law within thirty (30) days after the item is received into the Glendale Police Department Property and Evidence Section.
After 30 days the property will be disposed of.
Current Found Property
Items listed below are found property which need to be claimed by 30 days from the listed date, Claimants must provide proof of ownership in forms of documentation, serial numbers, photographs, and/or detailed description of property/contents.
If any item listed below is believed to be yours, please contact the Evidence Technician to schedule an appointment.
In order to claim your property, you must also bring a government issued photo identification card.
Owners wishing to retrieve their firearm(s) from the Property and Evidence Unit must contact the Evidence Technician.
A criminal background check will be performed by Colorado Bureau of Investigation prior to release for eligible firearms. All firearms are subject to lab testing regardless of reason for holding. Lab testing can range from 6 months to a year depending on case load, type and lab tests requested.
Property Held as Evidence
Property held as evidence in a crime, may be returned to the owner when it is no longer needed in the investigation or court proceedings, and approved by the Glendale Police or by the Arapahoe County District Attorney’s office.
Please contact the detective on the case or the Evidence Technician for further questions.
Releasing property to the rightful owner is a primary objective for the Property and Evidence Unit, however property from a crime can often be held for years if the case is still being adjudicated.