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Found Property: How to Reclaim

How might I reclaim property I lost?

When lost property is recovered and turned into NUPD, reasonable attempts are made to identify, notify, and return the property to the owner. To check whether your lost item has been turned into NUPD, review the list below of found property with no identification or call 847-491-3254 or email You will be required to provide information to determine ownership.

When can I pick up my property?

To pick up recovered property at the NUPD station, you need to schedule an appointment by calling 847-491-3254 or emailing

What identification or proof of ownership is required?

To pick up recovered property, you will be required to provide identification in the form of a government issued photo ID, such as a driver’s license, state ID card, or passport.

Depending on the nature of the property and the circumstances under which it was recovered, you may also need to provide proof of ownership.

How long will unclaimed property be held?

Unclaimed/unidentified property will be disposed of in accordance with state and local statutes and in most instances will not be held longer than six months after recovery.

Recently Found Items

Unclaimed/unidentified property found
Date Found Item Location Found or Turned In
5/13/24 Wallet 222 E. Huron, Chicago
5/9/24 Cards 350 E. Superior St, Evanston
4/23/24 Wallet 2300 Sheridan Rd, Evanston
3/28/24 iPad Tech ground level classroom, Evanston
2/15/24 Pocketknife 750 N. Lake Shore Dr, Chicago
2/8/24 Apple pencil 555 Clark St, Evanston
1/27/24 Wallet 2145 Sheridan Rd, Evanston
1/11/24 Wallet 1 Art Circle, Evanston
1/4/24 Keys 211 E. Superior, Chicago
11/22/23 Wallet Uber driver, Evanston
11/20/23 Passport 2121 Sheridan Rd, Evanston
11/20/23    Cell phone
1725 Orrington, Evanston
11/16/23 Bicycle 2311 Campus Dr, Evanston
11/16/23 Bicycle 2311 Campus Dr, Evanston
11/5/23 Bicycle 2311 Campus Dr, Evanston
11/5/23 Bicycle 1927 Orrington Ave, Evanston
11/5/23 Bicycle 2001 Sheridan Rd, Evanston
11/5/23 Bicycle 1841 Sheridan Rd, Evanston
11/5/23 Bicycle 2333 Campus Dr, Evanston
10/27/23 Purse 2145 Sheridan Rd, Evanston
10/26/23 Bicycle 2211 Campus Dr, Evanston
10/25/23 Bicycle 700 University Pl, Evanston
10/25/23 Bicycle (2) 1861 Sheridan Rd, Evanston
10/25/23 Bicycle (1) 1861 Sheridan Rd, Evanston
10/23/23 Bicycle 2315 Sheridan Rd, Evanston
10/23/23 Bicycle 1970 Campus Dr, Evanston
10/21/23 Bicycle 911 Foster, Evanston
10/20/23 Bicycle 633 Clark, Evanston
10/20/23 Bicycle 629 Noyes, Evanston
10/15/23 Bicycle 2145 Sheridan, Evanston
10/13/23 Scooter SPAC, Evanston
10/11/23 Car key 333 E. Superior, Chicago
10/10/23 Bicycle Tech, Evanston
9/22/2023 Bicycle 1 Arts Circle Dr, Evanston
8/29/2023  Covid Vaccination Card Tech Express, Evanston
8/27/2023 Wallet 211 E. Superior, Chicago
8/23/2023 Bicycle 625 University Pl, Evanston
8/22/2023 Purse Kresge, Evanston
8/14/2023 Wallet 2240 Campus Dr, Evanston
8/9/2023 Scooter 1999 Campus Dr, Evanston