Commander Brian Karr 100 W. Woodstock Street Crystal Lake, IL 60014 (815)356-3769 email
The Crystal Lake Police Department’s Support Services Division provides administrative support to the Department. The division has a number of specialty sections that provide the necessary support for police services, including:
Evidence & Property Section Evidence & Property Room Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm ***By Appointment Only*** Call Property Control Officer, Deborah Abraham at 815-356-3794 or email.
The Evidence & Property Room Section is responsible for the receipt, storage, safekeeping, release and disposal of all evidence and property taken into the custody of the Crystal Lake Police Department, in accordance with Federal, State and Local laws and within the policies of the Crystal Lake Police Department.
In Illinois, the police are only required to store found property for six months. After six months, the police may either destroy, auction or convert the property to police department use. Most items of value, including bicycles, are sent to an on-line auction company used specifically by police departments across the nation. This web site may be found at http://www.propertyroom.com/.