Police Property Room

  DeKalb County Police Department Hours of Operation:

Property and Evidence Section
3630 Camp Circle
Decatur, GA 30032

404-795-0630 fax

Monday and Tuesday  9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday Closed to the Public
Thursday and Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays
and government holidays


Appointment encouraged and must be scheduled 24 hours prior to property retrieval - please check the link below for availability:


In order to pick up any type of property you must present one of the following:

  • Current valid state-issued Driver’s License 
  • Current valid state-issued ID Card
  • US Military ID Card
  • US Passport
  • In order to pick up someone else’s property, you must make contact with the arresting officer or detective first.
  • If your property was turned in as evidence, items cannot be released unless the arresting officer/detective sends the Property Room an Authorization of Release Letter.

Property not retrieved within 90 days may be disposed of by the Department per state law. 



  • All individuals retrieving a firearm must pass a background check 

If you are retrieving an evidence firearm, you must present identification mentioned above along with:

  • Officer permission: The arresting officer must first approve the release of your firearm. The officer must send us an Authorization of Release Form.

If you are retrieving a safekeeping firearm, you must present identification mentioned above along with:

  • Original sales receipt or other documentation proving ownership of weapon must be shown to arresting officer prior to release
If the person receiving the firearm has been convicted of any of the following, then the gun cannot be returned to them per Georgia Law:
  • Convicted of any type of felony
  • Convicted of any type of Domestic Violence, Misdemeanor or Felony
  • Has an active TPO (Temporary Restraining Order) against them

Walk-ins may wait longer because appointments are handled first; therefore, appointments are encouraged.


DeKalb Police Department
3630 Camp Circle

Decatur, GA 30032

(404) 294-2528