How Police Departments Use Civil Forfeiture to Collect Billions

Sep 12, 2022 • 07:14

How Police Departments Use Civil Forfeiture to Collect Billions

This was posted previously, but it’s important to watch again. Through Civil Asset Forfeiture, the police seize more money than criminals:

Last year, police seized $4.5 billion in cash and property through civil asset forfeiture laws. They had a better year than burglars. The value of all property stolen in burglaries during 2014 added up to just $3.9 billion, according to FBI data.

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