Police-Collected Fines, Fees And Forfeitures: How Does Your City Rank?
October 26, 2016

“Governments collect revenue in a variety of ways, some more visible than others: property taxes, sales taxes, income taxes, death taxes, business taxes (which are really taxes on consumers), and taxes on alcohol and tobacco.

“Nobody likes to pay taxes. But, one particular source of revenue might undermine community trust in police: fines, fees and civil asset forfeitures collected by law enforcement.”

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