BPD Property and Evidence Unit
Part of the Professional Standards Division, the Property and Evidence Unit is staffed by two members of BPD, a Community Services Officer Supervisor and a Community Services Officer. They are responsible for the secure storage of all property and evidence that comes to the department from various sources..
Property collected as evidence, recovered from any source, or turned over as found property or for safe keeping, is stored in the Property and Evidence Room.
The following are the retention timelines for items/property booked in two classifications -
Safekeeping 60 days
Found Property 90 days
To inquire about property or evidence in the custody of the Berkeley Police Department, please call the Property and Evidence Unit directly at (510) 981-5725. Hours of operation during which you can claim property and evidence are Monday through Friday (excluding Holidays and weekends) from 8:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.