Property & Evidence

The Property Division of the La Habra Police Department is responsible for processing and storing any items collected on a case, including evidence, found property, or any item being stored for safekeeping.

Property logged in as evidence cannot be released unless a case has been closed and a court order has been submitted. For the retrieval of firearms, the owner must follow the process established by the Department of Justice Bureau of Firearms and complete and submit the Law Enforcement Gun Release Application (LEGR).

Release of Property

This service is provided by the Property & Evidence Technician by appointment only on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proper photo identification is required. Please call (562) 383-4320, Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm to schedule your appointment.

LHPD contracts with, a company that retrieves property not claimed by the owner and puts the item up for sale or auction online at

Firearms Information

Bureau of Firearms

Firearm Destruction takes place at Tamco Steel in Rancho Cucamonga.

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