Property the government does not need is considered surplus. Personal property includes assets ranging from commonplace office equipment and furniture to more select products like scientific equipment, heavy machinery, airplanes, vessels, and vehicles. If this property cannot be donated to a state or public agency, or nonprofit organization, it is sold to the general public.

The 18 City of Los Angeles Official Police Garages (OPGs) hold Lien Sales Auctions. The auctions are open to the public. All vehicles are sold "AS IS, WHERE IS" and with all faults. Seller makes no warranty or refunds. Vehicles are sold in an open competitive bid auction. The highest bidder is the buyer. The auctioneer reserves the right to reject any bid or stop the sale of a vehicle. In the event of a dispute, the auctioneer's decision will be final.
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The Enterprise Services Surplus Operations program leads the state’s efforts to redistribute items state agencies, local governments and public organizations no longer need. Although agencies may no longer need these items they may still have usefulness and can be purchased by other government organizations or the public. This allows the state to save taxpayer dollars and resources by extending the life of items and minimizes the amount of waste sent to landfills.
Certified checks, bank drafts, and debit cards with dollar limitations and/or PIN Number requirements, are not acceptable. All checks and money orders must be made payable to GSA. A personal or company check will be accepted only when accompanied by a bank letter guaranteeing payment. The government does not provide any form of financing. This letter must be on a bank letterhead and must state that:
Payment methods. A government auction accepts many modes of payment from credit cards or bank checks to cash. It is recommended to ask the auctioneer about the modes of payment involved before the auction starts. Besides the bidding price of the car, an additional buyer's premium fee is added onto the total. This fee is normally 5 percent of the winning bid 

You can review non-Internet (offline) surplus personal property by using the "Other Sales" tab at the top of the page, or by visiting this Personal Property Sales by Geographical Location, which offers scheduled sales by geographic location and sales method. Non-Internet includes live auction, fixed price, drop-by, negotiated sealed bid, and spot bid.
The following link will take you to the sale list for the next abandoned & confiscated vehicle auction. Be advised that some of these vehicles will not be present on the day of sale, as owners/lien holders will have reclaimed the vehicles. You must be present at the sale preview to know what remaining vehicles will be offered and to view vehicle conditions.
There are a number of primary website used by police to sell seized or lost and found items. bumblebeeauctions.co.uk acts effectively as a shop front the police force and local authorities which can use to dispose of various types of property. It is an official police website used by various forces across the country. Users bid on items in the same way as they would on sites such as eBay.co.uk.
Various federal, state, and local government and law enforcement agencies, (as well as banks and lending institutions) regularly auction off thousands of cars and SUV's. These cars are often sold for a fraction of their retail value, sometimes as much as 90% off book value, and hence can allow you to purchase a vehicle a great saving, or even get a luxury car that you might otherwise be unable to afford.

​The State Surplus Property program exists to provide a central distribution point for useable personal state and federal property, for reuse by state agencies, local governments and nonprofit organizations. While emphasis is placed on reutilization of property within the public sector, the program has received national acclaim for its innovative use of the internet in advertising property to the general public in a transparent and sustainable manner. ​​ 

Local police auctions. If you are interested in local police impound car auctions the best way to find information is to call your local police department. They can provide with the dates and details. Under no circumstances should you call 911 for this information. Look in the local blue pages for the non-emergency number. They are also required to run ads in the local newspaper about 90 days prior to the auction. These are often low key ads in the classified section, so finding them may require some searching. Some police departments put auction information online, so you can also search the Internet
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Pay and pickup. Generally, for transactions of $5000 or less, the full payment is due by the end of the day of sale, whereas for higher sale amounts a large-sum deposit might be required. Payment policies should have been outlined at the time of registration, but contact the auction company for more information. Most vehicles will be released on the day of sale, but in some cases a background check of the buyer will be required to be sure they are not the former owner buying the car back.
Certified checks, bank drafts, and debit cards with dollar limitations and/or PIN Number requirements, are not acceptable. All checks and money orders must be made payable to GSA. A personal or company check will be accepted only when accompanied by a bank letter guaranteeing payment. The government does not provide any form of financing. This letter must be on a bank letterhead and must state that:
The following link will take you to the sale list for the next abandoned & confiscated vehicle auction. Be advised that some of these vehicles will not be present on the day of sale, as owners/lien holders will have reclaimed the vehicles. You must be present at the sale preview to know what remaining vehicles will be offered and to view vehicle conditions.

The General Service Administration is the biggest national sales agency and you can check out fleet sale cars and trucks on their website. Online versions of the auction can be located through the GovSales website. Finding former police cars for sale is down to how often those local auctions are held, but you can also try eBay Motors. Government car auctions are there in the motors section for you to search through. You can search by ZIP code, type of car, miles from your destination or make and model of the car you require.
The Disposal Services Authority (DSA) is the organisation within the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) that has sole authority to dispose of all MOD surplus equipment within the UK and overseas for example aircraft, aircraft spares, ships, boats, river craft and other marine vessels and spares, military and domestic’s vehicles, with the exception of nuclear, domestic waste and infrastructure. The DSA is unique in government, specialising in disposal of surplus equipment.

It is the policy of the Longmont Police Department to allow a finder of property to claim found property. Every attempt will be made to locate the rightful owner. However a finder may claim found property, which will be available 60 days after the advertised date. The finder must make the request in writing. Employees of the City of Longmont cannot claim found property. If you have any questions, please email Property/Evidence Section. 

If a purchaser fails to pay for and remove the merchandise by the prescribed deadline, the government can take action to collect damages. If the award amount is less than $325, the fee will equal to the award amount. If the award amount is between $325 and $100,000, the fee assessed will be $325. If the award amount is greater than $100,000, the fee will be equal to five percent (5%) of the award amount.
Non profits groups must be classified as tax exempt under section 501(c) of the United States tax code and possess a current business license issued from the licensing authority in your state.  The intent of sales to non profits is that no one individual is to profit from the purchase.  By participating in this sales process, you are attesting that your purchase of this equipment is intended for the use of the nonprofit organization. The State of Alaska reserves the right to suspend sales to non profit organizations violating this clause. 

Keep in mind that tow impound and police auctions in NC & SC have smaller inventories than the larger public auto auctions in NC & SC(click for a list). However, it is possible to get some really great deals at these public surplus auctions. Most of these vehicles are impounds, abandoned, or government surplus. Contact the auction beforehand to verify when their next sale is scheduled. These auctions are all public and located in North Carolina and South Carolina.


GSAXcess.gov is the entry site for the Federal Excess Personal Property Utilization Program and the Federal Surplus Personal Property Donation Program operated by the General Services Administration. Your agency can report excess personal property for transfer by GSA to other Federal and State Agencies for Surplus Property (SASPs) as well as search for and obtain excess personal property. Your agency can also report and transfer excess computers and peripheral equipment to schools and educational nonprofit organizations through the Computers for Learning program or post your CFL transfers done outside our system. This site is not intended for the general public.
​The State Surplus Property program exists to provide a central distribution point for useable personal state and federal property, for reuse by state agencies, local governments and nonprofit organizations. While emphasis is placed on reutilization of property within the public sector, the program has received national acclaim for its innovative use of the internet in advertising property to the general public in a transparent and sustainable manner. ​​
Every month across the United States, thousands of vehicles are seized by different Government agencies (IRS, DEA, FBI) and Police departments and auctioned off to the public at incredible deals. Due to certain laws these vehicles are listed and sold at up to 95% OFF their original value. Many auctions start as low as $100. Government pre-owned/surplus vehicles are well maintained and are usually only 2-3 yrs old. We provide you with immediate access to 4,000+ updated auctions nationwide, NOT searchable elsewhere on the Internet and with guaranteed listings in every state. If you are looking for quality cheap cars then check out US government auctions today. 

Clark County Treasurer’s Office trustee property auctions are generally held once a year in the spring, with possibly another one in the fall.  By state law, real properties that have delinquent taxes (including applicable penalties, interest, and costs/fees) remaining at the end of three consecutive fiscal years is deeded into the name of the Clark County Treasurer as trustee.  These properties become eligible for sale at public auction unless the total amount owed is paid in full. 
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Items available may vary from auction to auction and day to day but miscellaneous items usually include used vehicles, heavy equipment, office furniture, computer equipment, electronics, communication equipment, jewelry, bicycles, sports equipment, lawn maintenance equipment, office machines, tools and luggage. Property can normally be previewed and inspected while the item is posted on the Internet. Additional details about city auctions can be obtained by calling Asset Disposition at 832.393.9780.

Police auctions tend to conjure up images of beat up cars confiscated from drug dealers and mint condition police cruisers that—for one reason or another—never saw service. The reality lies somewhere in the middle, and there are some good deals to be had so long as you're careful, and absolutely sure about what you're doing. Let this list be your insurance.


OGD customers are able to benefit from all the commercial arrangements set up by the MOD and can which can save them time and money, making use of the DSA’s specialist contractors that have been acquired through open competition. In terms of benefits, OGD customers can be confident that the DSA will manage all elements of their disposals in a professional manner, including:
Sotheby’s and Christies are 2 extremely well-known auction homes. Samuel Baker established Sotheby’s in the year 1744. Nevertheless, today this leading auction house has branches on the Manhattan’s York Opportunity and New Bond Street, London. The New york city workplace was opened in the year 1955. In the year 1964 Sotheby’s got the Parke-Bernet, which was the biggest art auction house of America. This acquisition assisted Sotheby’s gain a substantial existence throughout America. James Christie established Christies in the 18th century. A guy having extremely captivating disposition, James Christie’s clients consisted of the British royalty also. The auctions of Christies consist of some 80 classifications. Their sales spaces in America are at the Rockefeller Center, New York city and North Camden Drive, Los Angeles and other auctions near me.

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Private sources. In addition to these free government sites, you can use private sites. These sites provide information about federal and local government auctions. Gov-Auctions gives you access to both federal and state auctions. The sites charge a one-time fee of $39.00 for access to their information. Having all auctions on one site can be helpful. If you are launching a serious car search or buy auction cars on a frequent basis, paying to use this site might make financial sense

APPOINTMENTS: Property is released by appointment only beginning December 1, 2017. There is no charge to sign up on Eventbrite. Our switch to a reservation system better serves our community with shorter wait times. Be sure keep track of your appointment time confirmation emailed to you. We recommend that you print this out or have it available on a mobile device. The time you have reserved is on the lower half of the ticket. We cannot take residents for a time in which you have not been scheduled.


The Overseas Disposal team, part of the DSA’s CD, are responsible for the disposal of all MOD equipment outside the UK. They operate in places like Cyprus, Gibraltar, the Falkland Islands and operational theatres to arrange local sales of MOD equipment or, when required, they will assist in assessing the equipment that is required to be shipped back to the UK for disposal. 

Users must be 18 years or older.   If the state the user is doing business in requires an auctioneer's license, the listing must be posted by a legally licensed auctioneer or an agent thereof.    If you are using the site as an agent of the auctioneer, you represent that you have the authority to act on the auctioneer's behalf.  For the purposes of this agreement , “Auctioneer”  will refer to any user whether an actual auctioneer or the auctioneer’s agent. 
Payment is due by 4:45pm on Friday, June 10th. If you'd like to have your card charged after the auction by Roller personnel and a paid receipt sent to you, please respond to the invoice email with your desire to have your card on file charged. We will not process your card without your email consent. You may pay online or at our office in Denver on June 9th or 10th from 8:15am - 4:45pm. Payments will be accepted in Visa, MasterCard, Discover, cash, bank wire transfer, cashier check, personal/company check approved by TeleCheck or accompanied by a letter of guarantee from the bank. (Payments in cash, bank wire transfer, cashier check or check with a letter of guarantee from the bank will receive a 3% reduction off of the buyers premium.) No payments will be taken at the auction location in Loveland.
Due to the various governmental units that supply the vehicles for auction, there's no single reason for vehicles being brought to auction. Some of the vehicles are confiscated due to the former owner's involvement in drug dealing, smuggling, or fraud, while other vehicles were simply just abandoned. On exception, separate auctions will sometimes be held for very large seizures.
If a purchaser fails to pay for and remove the merchandise by the prescribed deadline, the government can take action to collect damages. If the award amount is less than $325, the fee will equal to the award amount. If the award amount is between $325 and $100,000, the fee assessed will be $325. If the award amount is greater than $100,000, the fee will be equal to five percent (5%) of the award amount.
Pay and pickup. Generally, for transactions of $5000 or less, the full payment is due by the end of the day of sale, whereas for higher sale amounts a large-sum deposit might be required. Payment policies should have been outlined at the time of registration, but contact the auction company for more information. Most vehicles will be released on the day of sale, but in some cases a background check of the buyer will be required to be sure they are not the former owner buying the car back.
APPOINTMENTS: Property is released by appointment only beginning December 1, 2017. There is no charge to sign up on Eventbrite. Our switch to a reservation system better serves our community with shorter wait times. Be sure keep track of your appointment time confirmation emailed to you. We recommend that you print this out or have it available on a mobile device. The time you have reserved is on the lower half of the ticket. We cannot take residents for a time in which you have not been scheduled.
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