Responsibilities of the Unit
The Property and Evidence Unit has the responsibility of receiving, documenting, storing and maintaining the integrity and security of all items of property and evidence submitted by the Apex Police Department.
In addition to receiving and maintaining control of these items, Property and Evidence staff has the responsibility of monitoring and arranging disposition of each item as soon as possible. Once they are sorted, items are:
Converted to department use
Donated to local charities
Released to the lawful owner
Scheduled for destruction
Sold to the general public through an online auction company
Evidence and property can be picked up Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Appointments are strongly encouraged and can be made after 5 p.m.
What to Bring
If you are picking up property or evidence you must bring with you a valid driver’s license or state identification card.
Firearms will not be released to any person if any of the following is applicable:
A Minor under the age of 21
Any Felony Conviction
Probation restrictions prohibiting the possession of firearms
Restraining orders prohibiting possession of firearms
Firearms cannot be returned same day and may take up to 45 days to be returned. If you are requesting the return of a firearm please complete and bring with you these forms.