Property Management Unit

​​​​​​​The Property Management Unit is responsible for ensuring all property entrusted in their care be properly stored, documented, released and disposed according to state laws, city ordinance and department policies and procedures.​​

​100 E. Elwood St. 
Phoenix, AZ 85040

Hours of Operation ​

Tuesday through Friday 
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

General Questions


Other Phone Numbers

Property Claims: 602-261-8371

Vehicle Appointment Line: 602-534-2810

Public Records: 602-534-1127

Property management unit street sign

Property Claims


Potential claimants will have a period of 30-days from the date of notification to make a claim. After this period ends uncla​imed property gets processed for disposal according to state laws, city ordinance, department policies and procedures.

Bring government issued identification and any required documentation such as inmate release forms and/or power of attorney. Proof of ownership will be required. FIREARM releases will require a background check (prohibited possessor check) pursuant to state and federal laws.

​No appointments available for general property or firearm releases. Typical wait times range from 30 to 90 minutes for general property and firearm require additional time.


Unclai​me​d Property​ 

The City of Phoenix Police Department receives a large amount of unclaimed property. Pursuant to Arizona Revised Statues 12-941, 12-942, 12-944,12-945 and Phoenix City Code 2-301, a listing of unclaimed property will be published monthly and expire 30 days after publication. 


Vehicle Appointment Line


​Call only after you received a vehicle release letter from the Phoenix Police Department. Only relating to vehicles impounds for evidence in any criminal investigation that has been authorized for release by case detective. All other request will be referred to the Public records and services unit.


Public Records and Services Unit

1717 E Grant St, Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034

The Public Records and Services Unit is located near 16th Street, north of Buckeye Road and south of Jefferson. Vehicle Impounds (General impounds such as 30-day tows or regular police tows), public records request and alarms.  ​