Property and Evidence
UPDATE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, effective May 3, 2020, property pick up will be available again by appointment only. The customer must be unaccompanied, wear a mask and submit to temperature screening to enter the police facility. Please do not arrive more than 10 minutes before your appointment.
The Property and Evidence Unit is responsible for the inventory, storage, return and/or disposal of all property seized or recovered by KCPD.
2645 Brooklyn Ave.
Kansas City, Mo. 64127
Public hours of operation to pick up property are Tuesday afternoon, Noon to 3:30 p.m. and Thursday morning, 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
How to Claim Property
Anyone who believes that their property has been seized or is being held by the police department should contact the Property and Evidence Unit by phone or email as soon as possible. Unclaimed property is subject to forfeit and/or disposal after 40 days.
Residents are advised to make an appointment with the Property and Evidence Unit BEFORE arriving to pick up property items, in order to ensure that items are available, and to schedule an appointment to pick up property. For the most expedited response, you can also contact the unit at the following email address, firstname.lastname@example.org, and leave a message including your name, phone number, case report number, and property description, and you will be contacted within 48 hours to schedule an appointment to pick up your property.
Residents can visit www.propertyroom.com for any unclaimed items or items they believe are stolen.
Gun Room: 816-234-5556
Telephone hours: Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and Thursday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Residents will need to schedule an appointment to retrieve their weapons. Please be prepared to show valid photo identification, and acceptable proof of ownership of the firearm. If a weapon was seized due to a drug possession, residents will need to contact the Drug Enforcement Unit to obtain a property release. Additionally, if a resident has a weapon that was seized for any other criminal activity, a release is needed from the detective handling the case.
Weapons cannot be returned if any of the following apply:
- You are a convicted felon
- You have outstanding arrest warrants
- You have a misdemeanor domestic violence conviction
- You are the subject of an Order of Protection
Other facts or circumstances may disqualify you from having a weapon returned to you. If you have any questions, please contact the Gun Room at the above number.
Web Auction of Unclaimed Property
The Kansas City Missouri Police Department auctions off unclaimed property to the public at PropertyRoom.com