Civil Forfeiture

Civil Forfeiture: Part Two

Medford, Ore. — Civil forfeiture is a tool police have that is not widely known. It allows police to take cash or property that may be tied to crime. If there’s a conviction in the case, the department can keep it. “Years …

Civil Forfeiture: Part One

Medford, Ore. — Police agencies across Southern Oregon have many tools to use to combat crime, but asset forfeiture is one that most people aren’t familiar with. The law allows police to seize cash or property that officers believe could be tied …