A.    Arrest Records: The chief of police shall maintain a record of all arrests and of all property taken at the time of arrest. Such arrest book and property book shall be maintained in accordance with generally acceptable police practices as more particularly described in the department's regulations which are approved by the board of directors.
   B.    Abandoned Property: All abandoned, unclaimed or unidentified personal property in possession of the department shall be held by the chief of police for a period of at least four (4) months. Thereafter, if not claimed by its rightful owner, such property shall be sold by the chief at a public auction to the highest bidder. If a bid cannot be obtained for any such property, the same may be destroyed by or under the direction of the chief of police, or donated to any public entity or nonprofit organization approved by the board of directors. A notice of such sale shall be given by the chief of police at least ten (10) days prior thereto. (Ord. 09-230, 1-8-2009)