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Oxnard Police Department | Asset Forfeiture Community Funds Available

Oxnard Police Department | Asset Forfeiture Community Funds Available

The Oxnard Police Department participates with outside agencies in the investigation and prosecution of narcotics related crimes. Assets seized are proportionately shared among the participating agencies. The California Health & Safety Code requires that a portion of the seized assets “shall be used for the sole purpose of funding programs designed to combat drug abuse […]

The New DOJ Asset Forfeiture Scheme and How to Stop It

The New DOJ Asset Forfeiture Scheme and How to Stop It

By Michael Boldin A couple weeks ago, at the behest of Jeff Sessions, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a new directive meant to ramp up asset forfeiture across the country – even in states that require criminal convictions first.  Today, Mike Maharrey and I sat down to talk about this for episode 21 of […]

DOJ Reinstates Asset Forfeiture

DOJ Reinstates Asset Forfeiture

Attorney General Jeff Sessions reinstated an asset forfeiture policy at the Department of Justice on Wednesday, allowing police to seize property, cars and money from suspects of crimes. Police can take those assets and use them to purchase equipment for themselves. To have assets seized, a person neither needs to be indicted for a crime […]

Oxnard: Funds available for community organizations to combat drug abuse and divert gang activity

Oxnard: Funds available for community organizations to combat drug abuse and divert gang activity

The Oxnard Police Department participates with outside agencies in the investigation and prosecution of narcotics related crimes. Assets seized are proportionately shared among the participating agencies. The California Health & Safety Code requires that a portion of the seized assets “shall be used for the sole purpose of funding programs designed to combat drug abuse […]

Asset forfeiture reform draws bipartisan buzz

Asset forfeiture reform draws bipartisan buzz