When The Cops Steal More Than The Robbers: Civil Asset Forfeiture Run Amuck

In sum, asset forfeiture creates a motivation to draft more laws by the legislature, while more laws create greater opportunities for seizure by law enforcement. This perverse incentive structure is having devastating consequences: In 2014 alone, law enforcement took more stuff from American citizens than burglars did.

 

 

 

 

 

https://ammo.com/articles/civil-asset-forfeiture-policing-for-profit

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