Update Aug 21, 2016:
The Auto Pound is fully operational again and able to release vehicles.
Original Aug 20, 2016:
Due to a downed transformer, the police auto pound has lost all power. We are unable to release vehicles at this time. It is anticipated normal operations will resume on Monday at 9am. Fees will be waived during the affected times. We apologize for the inconvenience.
The Dallas Police Department’s auto pound is fully operational and they are able to release vehicles again.
Aug 15, 2016 6:51 PM
On August 14, 2016, the phones and computer lines went down at Dallas Police Department’s auto pound due to a water main break in the 600 block of W. Commerce Street. Unfortunately, without having access to the computer system, we are unable to release any vehicles at this time. We are currently working on restoring the lines and apologize for any inconvenience. The fees accrued during the affected dates will be waived.