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Medford Oregon City Council is considering a longer hold period for items sold at pawn shops and second hand dealers. The new rule would extend the current hold period of 5 days to 15. They are also looking at requiring these shops to include a photo of all items purchased by these shops.

Data Age has over 2700 customers world wide and from what we see, a 15 day hold period is still way below the average, let alone 5 days. While the Medford shops may feel a slight sting, these hold periods, if used correctly, can help foster a stronger relationship with the community. As for including images with their police reporting, most modern pawn shop management systems can handle that easily.

How long is the hold period in you area? Let us know in the comments below. You can read more about the proposed changes here.