Property Release

PROPERTY & EVIDENCE

 

The Emmett Police Department has personnel who maintains and secures all evidence, found property, safekeeping property for court presentation or until the property can be returned to the rightful owner or legally destroyed.

 

LOCATION & HOURS

 

Evidence personnel are located within the Emmett Police Department, at 501 E. Main Street, Emmett, Idaho. Evidence Technicians are available Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Evidence personnel are not available on all holidays and weekends.

 

BEFORE VISITING PROPERTY & EVIDENCE

 

Please call 208-365-6055 to be put in contact with an Evidence Technician and schedule an appointment to retrieve your property. Without an appointment, you may not be able to pick up your property.

 

PROPERTY WILL NOT RELEASE WITHOUT PROPER AUTHORIZATION.

 

You must bring with you valid government-issued photo identification and your report number as well as any paperwork that was sent to you (I.E. notification letter, disposition sheet, etc.).

If you do not know the report number associated with your property, you may contact the Emmett Police Department at 208-365-6055. Our Evidence Technicians will assist you in locating that information and setting up an appointment to pick up your property.

 

HAVING ANOTHER PERSON RETRIEVE YOUR PROPERTY

 

If you are having someone else pick up your property, you must complete the Owner Authorization to Release Property Form, have it notarized and have your designee present it when retrieving your property.   

 

FIREARMS RELEASE PROCEDURE

 

To retrieve a firearm which is in the custody of the Emmett Police Department, you must fill out and return the Firearm Release Request Form.

 

Once this form has been processed and your eligibility to possess firearms is confirmed, an Evidence Technician will contact you to make an appointment for the release.  Firearms will be released by appointment only.  If you need to have a 3rd party pick up your firearms, contact us for further instructions.

 

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