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How The U.S. Police State Has Been Backdoor Funded

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The United States local and state police have spent more than $2 billion, seized from Americans, to buy items including sports and luxury cars

 

 

Source: www.presstv.ir

The United States local and state police have spent more than $2 billion, seized from Americans, to buy items including sports and luxury cars

The Washington Post reported on Saturday that it had obtained 43,000 documents, dating from 2008, which show how police departments and drug task forces take cash and property without a crime proof under the US Justice Department’s Equitable Sharing Program.

The program allows the police to keep up to 80 percent of the assets they seize.

“Of the nearly $2.5 billion in spending reported in the forms, 81 percent came from cash and property seizures in which no indictment was filed,” the report said.

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