Asset Forfeiture Unit
Members of the Asset Forfeiture Unit have numerous responsibilities with respect to the seizure, maintenance and destruction of evidence, contraband and other property.
The unit oversees all of the police departments in Allegheny County with respect to the seizure, handling and storage of property. The most significant types of property seized are weapons, controlled substances, U.S currency and vehicles.
The unit also acts as a liaison to the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police for witness relocation and protection, as well as coordinating community-based crime prevention programs and initiatives.