Due to the large volume of requests made to this department and the various agencies involved who must approve the request (prosecutor, court system, investigators, etc), a minimum of 15 days is required to process your request. No property will be returned until all agencies involved have approved the request.
Property will be released between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday through Friday by appointment only. You will be notified when the property is available to be released.
You can fill out the Request for Release of Property electronically or obtain a copy at the front desk of the police department located at 303 E. 3rd Street, Joplin, Missouri.