Property & Evidence

Reclaiming Property or Evidence

Requirements for Release of Property and Evidence

  • By Appointment Only on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Call (712) 890-5400, option 4 to make an appointment with Property so your items are ready for release.
  • You must pick up items in person. 
  • You need your case number and a valid state ID or driver’s license to receive your items.
  • Property release must be authorized by the officer responsible for your case and/or the City or County Attorney.

Requirements for Release of Firearms

  • Call (712) 328-4712 to speak with the firearm liaison and request your firearm back.
  • We will contact you when you have been cleared to claim your firearm.
  • You can pick up your firearm by appointment only.
  • You must present a valid driver's license or state identification card.  No other identification is accepted.

Property and Evidence Unit
Council Bluffs Police Department
1 Ezra Jackson Way
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503