Welcome to the Dallas Police Auto Pound Web Page. The Auto Pound store vehicles that have been used in a commission of a crime, no financial responsibility (insurance), result of an accident, arrest, car fire, found or abandoned property, protective custody, street blockage, parking violation, stolen vehicle and evidentiary purpose.

Information needed to assist the employees at the Auto Pound to help locate your vehicle:

  • License plate number
  • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
  • Year, make, and model
  • Register owner name

Frequently Asked Questions:

If my vehicle has been impounded for No Insurance and I bring proof of insurance to the Auto Pound, can I get the fees waived?

    No, Auto Pound personnel will not make any determination of fee waivers in these cases.

If my car is impounded, will I need to get car insurance before getting it out of the Dallas Auto Pound?

    Yes, the Dallas Auto Pound will require proof of insurance on all releases vehicles, except for lien holder who are repossessing the vehicle, motor vehicle insurance companies and auctioned vehicles.

What are the hours a vehicle can be retrieved from the Dallas Auto Pound?

    A vehicle can be retrieved between 9 am - 5 pm, daily.

May I present a copy of my driver license or identification card?

    No, the original driver license or identification card must be present.

For additional questions about your impounded vehicle, call (214) 670-5116


Captain William T. McClain Jr.
Auto Pound Unit
1955 Vilbig Road
Dallas, TX 75208
Tel 214-670-5116
Fax 214-670-5179