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Old 08-06-2007, 01:55 PM   #31
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So how do you find out about the police auctions?
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Old 08-06-2007, 02:42 PM   #32
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Contact the police dept??
Sometimes listed in the newspaper classifieds but I guess it's up to the police dept.
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Old 08-06-2007, 03:34 PM   #33
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Contact the police dept??
Sometimes listed in the newspaper classifieds but I guess it's up to the police dept.
I just googled "Los angeles police car auction" for LA and came up mostly empty because they are all "go betweens" on the Internet. However, I did go here :

http://www.lapublicautoauction.com/inventory.php

There were so many Saturns (nobody wants 'em )! Here is their location/bidding info :

http://www.lapublicautoauction.com/aboutus.php
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We are one of Southern California's LARGEST RESELLERS OF QUALITY PRE-OWNED CARS.

The LA PUBLIC AUTO AUCTION offers a new and exciting way for you to bid on and buy the car of your choice, at the PRICE YOU WANT TO PAY!

The next LA PUBLIC AUTO AUCTION will held this SUNDAY, rain or shine!

? SUNDAY AUCTION: Gates open at 9AM for inspection, financing, and SILENT PREBIDS. The LIVE auction begins at 12 Noon sharp!

We are conveniently located at 6085 W. Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90034, on the corner of La Cienega Blvd. and Venice Blvd.

Don't miss this no-hassle way for you to BID ON AND BUY the car of your choice, AT THE PRICE YOU WANT TO PAY.

Attend our giant LIVE AUTO AUCTION this SUNDAY in LOS ANGELES, RAIN OR SHINE. Bid on and buy the vehicle of your choice. Easy, on-the-spot financing is now available, regardless of your credit history. Come early to get pre-approved so you can buy your favorite car!

The approximate price on vehicles at the auction range from as low as TWO THOUSAND dollars to $16,000 dollars.

Gates open at 9 AM for viewing and inspection of cars, trucks, SUVs and vans. You'll find many late-model, low mileage vehicles, from 1998 to 2005, and many selling thousands below Kelly blue book. Admission and parking at the auction are free. All you need is a current driver's license.

Here is another site :

http://www.autoauctions.gsa.gov/

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Hello -

Here's another reference that is actually from the LA police dept, so it must be more legit :

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http://www.lapdonline.org/join_the_t...asic_view/9126
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Where can I obtain information on police vehicle auctions?
The Los Angeles Police Department contracts with Nationwide Auto Sales to conduct the auction of police vehicles. The auctions are generally conducted the first and third Saturday of each month. For further reference, please contact:

Nationwide Auto Sales
13005 E. Temple Avenue
City of Industry, CA 91746
626-968-3110 or 888-628-4659

Where can I obtain information on police auctions?
The Los Angeles Police Department contracts with Property Bureau to conduct the auction of police property. The auctions typically include bicycles, radios, jewelry, and other valuable items that could not be returned to the owner. For future reference, please contact:

Property Bureau
3551 Camino Mira Costa
Suite C
San Clemente, CA 92672
949-240-2730
www.propertyroom.com

Where are police auctions conducted?
The Los Angeles Police Department contracts with www.PropertyBureau.com to conduct the internet auction of police property. The auctions typically include bicycles, radios, jewelry, and other valuable items that could not be returned to the owner. For future reference:

www.PropertyBureau.com or www.stealitback.com
3351 Camino Mira Costa, Suite C
San Clemente, CA 92672
949-234-0204
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