Official Police Garage Tow (OPG) - LAPD

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Los Angeles Police Department
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For impounded or recovered vehicles. Commission Investigation Division (CID) is responsible for regulation of towing/storage and all charges levied by the Official Police Garage (OPG).Approved tow companies include:Viertels Tow, Swanney McDonald Tow, Absolute Hollenbeck Tow, 7th Street Garage, Hollywood, S & J Tow, Quicksilver Tow, Keystone, Howard Sommers, ATS, Al's Tow, U S TOW, Bruffy's,Archer's, Black and White Garage, Ross Baker, Kelmark.Heavy duty tow service provided for South Bureau and Central Bureau by ATS Tow. Heavy duty tow service provided for West Bureau and Valley Bureau by Howard Sommers Tow.Information is provided on "How to find out if a car has been towed" and "How to get a car out of impound."www.opglaviic.com is a self-service website for the public and insurance companies attempting to locate cars towed within the City of Los Angeles.***LAPD DOES NOT ENGAGE IN DEPARTMENT-RELATED AUTO AUCTIONS*** CONTACT INDIVIDUAL OPG TOW COMPANIES FOR AUTO AUCTION INFORMATION3-1-1 operators can access vehicle information and/or transfer the caller to the OPG tow yard.
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Auto Auctions
The LAPD does not have department-related auto auctions. Contact individual Official Police Garage tow companies for independent auto auction information.
How Can I Find Out If My Car Has Been Towed?
www.opglaviic.com is a self-service website for the public and insurance companies attempting to locate cars towed within the City of Los Angeles, ora person may call their local police station and give the vehicle license plate number to the desk officer. The desk officer will run the status of the vehicle and will inform the person whether or not their vehicle has been impounded.
How Can I Get My Car Out Of Impound?
If a person has verified that his/her vehicle has been impounded, they must take proof of vehicle ownership and valid drivers license to the tow yard. Payment is accepted in the form of cash, Visa or Mastercard. NO CHECKS ARE ACCEPTED.If a person’s vehicle was impounded under a 30-day hold, they must wait until the 30-day period is over prior to requesting a release. After the 30-day period has passed, the registered owner must go to the Area auto detectives to obtain a release for the vehicle (releases are only given to the registered owner/s). If the registered owner does not have a valid California driver’s license, he/she must bring along a person who possesses a valid California driver’s license.If a person’s vehicle was impounded as a vehicle forfeiture, and the vehicle isowned by more than one person, the other owner (owner from whom the vehicle was not taken) should refer to the information contained in the Notice of Forfeiture Letter that they will receive by certified mail, to obtain a release.
Locations: 
7th Street Garage (Harbor Area)
1615 E Mauretania St
Wilmington, CA 90744
TEL: (310) 856-1981
Email: 
No email address provided.
Hours: 
, 07:00a.m. - 07:00p.m.
Accessible: 
N
Parking: 
Y
Absolute Towing (Hollenbeck Area)
4760 Valley Bl
Los Angeles, CA 90032
TEL: (323) 225-9294
Email: 
No email address provided.
Hours: 
, 07:00a.m. - 07:00p.m.
Accessible: 
N
Parking: 
Y
Al's Tow (77th Street Area)
6180 S St. Andrews Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90003
TEL: (323) 778-4903
Email: 
No email address provided.
Hours: 
, 07:00a.m. - 07:00p.m.
Accessible: 
N
Parking: 
Y
Archer's Tow (North Hollywood & Foothill Areas)
12565 Strathern
North Hollywood, CA 91605
TEL: (818) 982-1464
Email: 
No email address provided.
Hours: 
, 07:00a.m. - 07:00p.m.
Accessible: 
Y
Parking: 
N
ATS Tow (Northeast Area)
2010 N Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90065
TEL: (323) 342-0342 HEAVY DUTY TOW Central Bureau
Email: 
No email address provided.
Hours: 
, 07:00a.m. - 07:00p.m.
Accessible: 
N
Parking: 
Y
Black & White Garage (Foothill Area/Mission Area)
10857 San Fernando Rd
Pacoima, CA 91331
TEL: (818) 896-9511
Email: 
No email address provided.
Hours: 
, 06:00a.m. - 07:00p.m.
Accessible: 
N
Parking: 
Y
Bruffy's Tow (Pacific Area)
4130 Glencoe
Marina del Rey, CA 90290
TEL: (310) 395-0084
Email: 
No email address provided.
Hours: 
No hours of operation provided.
Accessible: 
N
Parking: 
Y
Hollywood Tow (Hollywood Area)
1015 N Mansfield
Hollywood, CA 90038
TEL: (323) 466-5421
Email: 
No email address provided.
Hours: 
Open 24 Hrs
Accessible: 
N
Parking: 
Y
Howard Sommers Tow (Topanga / West Valley Area)
7891 Deering
Canoga Park, CA 91303
TEL: (818) 884-5600
Email: 
No email address provided.
Hours: 
, 07:00a.m. - 07:00p.m.
Accessible: 
N
Parking: 
Y
Kelmark Tow (Southeast Area)
620 E 111th Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90059
TEL: (323) 779-3202
Email: 
No email address provided.
Hours: 
, 07:00a.m. - 07:00p.m.
Accessible: 
N
Parking: 
Y
Keystone Tow (Van Nuys Area & West Valley Area)
7817 Woodley Av
Van Nuys, CA 91406
TEL: (818) 782-1996
Email: 
No email address provided.
Hours: 
, 07:00a.m. - 07:00p.m.
Accessible: 
N
Parking: 
Y
LOS ANGELES TOW (HEAVY DUTY - South Bureau)
220 Broad Av
Wilmington, CA 90744
TEL: (310) 518-7100
Email: 
No email address provided.
Hours: 
, 07:00a.m. - 07:00p.m.
Accessible: 
Y
Parking: 
Y
Quicksilver Tow (West Los Angeles Area)
5875 Rodeo Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90016
TEL: (310) 478-1201 Public only
Email: 
No email address provided.
Hours: 
, 07:00a.m. - 07:00p.m.
Accessible: 
N/A
Parking: 
N/A
Ross Baker Tow (Devonshire Area/Mission Area)
8750 Van Alden
Northridge, CA 91324
TEL: (818) 886-7411 For Devonshire Area
TEL: (818) 899-1230 For Mission Area
Email: 
No email address provided.
Hours: 
, 07:00a.m. - 07:00p.m.
Accessible: 
N
Parking: 
Y
S & J Tow (Wilshire Area & Olympic Area)
2400 W Washington Bl
Los Angeles, CA 90018
TEL: (323) 766-9646 Police Only
TEL: (323) 734-3137 Public Use
Email: 
No email address provided.
Hours: 
, 07:00a.m. - 07:00p.m.
Accessible: 
N
Parking: 
Y
Swanny Mac Tow (Southwest Area)
4833 Exposition Bl
Los Angeles, CA 90016
TEL: (323) 733-6898
Email: 
No email address provided.
Hours: 
, 07:00a.m. - 07:00p.m.
Accessible: 
Y
Parking: 
Y
U S Tow (Newton Area)
2119 E 25th St
Los Angeles, CA 90058
TEL: (213) 749-7100
Email: 
No email address provided.
Hours: 
, 07:00a.m. - 07:00p.m.
Accessible: 
N
Parking: 
Y
Viertels Towing (Central Area)
500 N Center St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
TEL: (213) 687-1003
Email: 
No email address provided.
Hours: 
, 07:00a.m. - 07:00p.m.
Accessible: 
N
Parking: 
Y
Viertels Towing (Rampart Area & Olympic Area)
1155 W Temple
Los Angeles, CA 90012
TEL: (213) 250-0143
Email: 
No email address provided.
Hours: 
, 07:00a.m. - 07:00p.m.
Accessible: 
N
Parking: 
Y

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