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14C.20.010 Maintenance of Property/Evidence Division.

The Bureau of Police shall maintain a property/evidence division which shall keep the following:

A.  Property of all persons arrested by Portland Police and incarcerated in a Multnomah County Jail, except any   personal items kept at the jailer’s discretion for the prisoners;

B.  Evidence seized by officers or other persons in the process of making an arrest;

C.  Contraband, illegal items, or miscellaneous property which comes into possession of members of the Bureau of Police.