2012 Minneapolis Police Bicycle Auctions Start Today

Spring is the perfect time of year to get your hands on a new-to-you bike and starting tonight you can auction your way to a new one from the City of Minneapolis Police Department.

Our experience with Police auctions are that you aren’t going to go there and get a screaming steal of a deal.  There are enough people in attendance who know what a bike is worth (including a few re-sellers) that good bikes will go for good prices.  However, if you are looking for some basic transportation or maybe a winter-beater bike, this might be the place for you to find that score.  Good luck.

2012 Police Auction Schedule

April 19  Bicycle
April 26  Bicycle
May 24  Bicycle
June 21  Bicycle
July 19  Bicycle
August 16  Bicycle
September 13  Bicycle
October 11  Bicycle

Viewing begins at 4:00 pm. Auctions begin promptly at 6:00 pm.

All auctions are held at:

Minneapolis Police Warehouse
6024 Harriet Ave. S.
(1 block east of Lyndale Ave., near Bachman’s)

Terms of the auction are:

  • Picture ID required to register
  • All items sold AS IS
  • Cash or check ONLY
  • LOCAL CHECKS ONLY WILL BE ACCEPTED!
  • Checks will be accepted with MN Driver’s License or MN State ID only
  • Address on Driver’s License or ID must be the same as address on the check

If you have questions, please call the auction hotline at (612) 673-2932 or e-mail police@ci.minneapolis.mn.us.

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