The Property Management Unit maintains the agency's inventory of evidence including physical evidence, photographs, documents, lost/found property, seized drugs, and guns which are recovered by members of the Harford County Sheriff's Office. Annually the unit processes more than 3,500 evidence items valued at about $74,000 and more than 800 drug submissions. The unit also maintains a database of all items traded through the licensed pawnshops in Harford County. Currently 28,000 pawn transactions are processed annually. The data is a valuable resource for locating stolen items and developing investigative information. Both law enforcement and civilian personnel currently staff the unit. Answers to a number of frequently asked questions are available on the HCSO Frequently Asked Questions page.
The HCSO is now auctioning found, unclaimed and seized items in an online auction. The online auction replaces the office's previously held live auctions. The online auction can be viewed at www.propertyroom.com. Some of the items that will be auctioned include: bicycles, computer equipment, and electronics. Items will remain on auction until the date indicated by the auction company. Potential buyers can access the site 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
For more information about how to participate in viewing and bidding, log on to www.propertyroom.com. All sales are subject to the bidder's responsibility for shipping and handling. All sales are final. Harford County Sheriff’s Office makes no guarantee or warranty, expressed or implied, (of any nature) as to the condition of the items offered.