What is “safekeeping” property?

Lodi Police Departments holds safekeeping property for persons that are arrested. Safekeeping property can also be weapons confiscated after a fight or domestic violence incident that were not actually used in the conflict. The weapons are held to prevent the involved parties from using them to harm another person. 

Ownership is researched before the release of safekeeping items. In the case of firearms, applicable laws will be researched concerning legal possession of weapons before they are released.

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1. How many items are stored in the Property Room?
2. Why is an appointment required to pick-up my property?
3. I have been sentenced for my crime. When do I get my property back?
4. What is evidence?
5. What is “safekeeping” property?