You can learn how to participate in New York City and New York Police Department surplus public auctions.

The Police Department regularly auctions seized property. Vehicles are normally sold through public auctions. General property is sold online.

Get information about general police auctions.

The City runs online public auctions to sell its used or surplus goods.

Items that can be found online include, but are not limited to:

  • Used furniture
  • Office supplies and equipment
  • Scrap metal
  • Printers
  • Toners

Current surplus offerings and registration to bid on available auctions can be found online.


Get information about surplus auctions.

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