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Important Notice on City of Fremont Facilities Closure

In an effort to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), City of Fremont facilities, including the lobby of the Police Department, the Detention Facility, and the Tri-City Animal Shelter, are currently closed to public visitors. During the temporary closure Fremont Police and Fire will continue to provide essential public safety services.  For more information, please refer to our web page on coronavirus (COVID-19) here

The primary duty of the Property Unit is to log, classify, store, dispense, destroy, and release property / evidence to its rightful owner, for court presentation, and/or for destruction or auction.

  •  Evidence: Property is generally held until the conclusion of any pending court action. Subsequently, the prosecuting attorney may initiate a court order for return certifying that the property is no longer needed for court and may be returned to the rightful owner.

  • Found Property: Found property and/or unattended property is taken into custody for safeguarding until the owner is located. This property is held a minimum of 90 days while attempts to locate the rightful owner are made.

  • Safekeeping: Property is generally held for 60 days.

  • To claim your property, call the Property Unit at (510) 790-6920 to schedule an appointment.  No walk-ins allowed. You must schedule an appointment. 

Evidence Folder