Police Property Release

Below is the information needed in order to release property -
  1. Written authorization to release the property from the Sweetwater County Attorney's Office. 
  2. Written authorization to release the property from the Detective or Case Officer responsible for the case.
The Evidence Technician can facilitate the process for the release of property, but does not have the authority to determine what property can be released or when it can be released.
An appointment should be made prior to the release of any property by calling 307-352-1576 extension 515. Hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays).
  • Photo identification is required for the return of your property.
  • You may be asked to provide proof of ownership.
  • If you wish to have another person recover your property for you, notarized authorization will be required.
  • Under no circumstances will a firearm be released until a criminal history is conducted on the person retrieving the firearm.
  • Evidence and property used in the commission of a crime such as controlled substances or related instruments and/or contraband, which are unlawfully used or possessed, will be destroyed.
  • Found property will be held by the department for 30 days. If the owner is known, notification will be attempted by R.S.P.D. After 30 days, found property will be disposed of in accordance with Wyoming state statutes and Rock Springs Police Department policy.

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Dwane Pacheco
Dwane Pacheco,
Chief of Police

221 C St
Rock Springs, WY 82901
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