The Constitutionality Of Civil Forfeiture

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The City of Richland has a new training center, new Dodge Chargers and new a police station which cost $4.1 million. The purchases were paid for with civil forfeitures of assets and money detained through traffic stops of what was claimed to be alleged drug traffickers on Interstate 20. Civil libertarians question the constitutionality of civil forfeiture, which has become a key part of revenue for state and local law enforcement agencies nationwide.Under the laws of many states, citizens can be deprived of their property or even cash if police merely suspect the owners to be involved in criminal involvements. Since 2006, Richland’s four-officer interdiction team has obtained a vast forfeiture numbers. In 2014, the team seized five hundred
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