When the Police Can Take Your Cash, Cars, and Home
- Chicago PD has a massive, eight-digit, off-the-books bank account dedicated to proceeds from stuff it seizes from people. Updated Sep 29, 2016 ago
- Five municipal governments that rely most on civil asset forfeiture—and the fines that come with it—are towns of under 1,500 people.
- Thanks to John Oliver and the Washington Post, Eric Holder banned the practice of police using federal laws to seize assets.