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Controversial civil forfeiture program back in action

Apr 6, 2016
Under federal and state law, police can seize cash if they suspect a crime.
Alda Gentile with her grandson, Daniel. In 2012, police seized more than $11,500 from her while she was traveling from Florida to New York. 
Courtesy of Alda Gentile

Ferguson operates police department as a profit center

Mar 5, 2015
It's not alone. Experts say law-enforcement is full of perverse incentives.