Police Buy New Station, Cruisers With Funds From Aggressive Civil Forfeiture Program

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/19/richland-mississippi-civil-asset-forfeiture_n_7312988.html

The sign outside a new, $4.1 million law enforcement training facility in Richland, Mississippi, reads, “Richland Police Station tearfully donated by drug dealers.” As Watchdog.org reported on Monday, it’s a proud declaration of the fact that funding for the building, as well as for a new fleet of Dodge Charger police cruisers, came entirely from a civil asset forfeiture program used by police in this town of about 7,000 people…

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