Police auctions

We sell unclaimed property at police auctions.


We sell unclaimed property at auction after:

  • Police have made every reasonable effort to reunite items with their owners.
  • The legal waiting period has passed. 

Upcoming auctions

There are no upcoming auctions. 


  • We require a photo ID to register.
  • We sell all items as is.

Payment requirements:

  • We accept cash or local check only.
  • We require a Minnesota driver’s license or State ID with check purchases.
  • The driver’s license or ID address must match the address on the check.

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Contact us

Property & Evidence Unit

Minneapolis Police Department




3100 N. Second St.
Minneapolis, MN 55411
(Corner of Lowry & N. Second St.)
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Public service hours (in person)

Noon – 4 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Phone service hours

Noon – 4 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Minneapolis Police Department


City Hall
350 Fifth St. S., Room 130
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

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