How local police departments use civil forfeiture funds

How local police departments use civil forfeiture funds

Civil forfeiture allows police departments in the United States to take assets from people suspected of being involved in criminal activity, regardless of whether or not criminal charges are filed against them. Police departments can then use those assets to buy items as they see fit, with few exemptions. Here's a look at how area police departments use this money.

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