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Why is the Dept of Justice helping law enforcement agents lobby against reforms of civil asset forfeiture

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Civil asset forfeiture is where police departments can simply take your property even if you’ve committed no crimes: they just take it and keep it. They take money, cars, real estate—more or less whatever they want. New Mexico has put a stop to this, but California failed.

Radley Balko in his links today has this:

Something is seriously wrong with our law-enforcement priorities—and another example is how the NYPD union president has stated that only cops and former cops should judge the actions of police. Everyone else should simply accept whatever the police decide.

Do take a look at the Balko links. Another link he offers:

Written by LeisureGuy

15 September 2015 at 10:07 pm

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