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Tell Your Representatives You Oppose Policing for Profit!

Let your state delegate and senator know that the time to end the immoral practice of policing for profit is now!


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Dear state representatives,

I am writing you today to voice my strong opposition to the practice of civil asset forfeiture in Virginia.

Also known as policing for profit, this is the process of law enforcement seizing money and property belonging to private individuals if they think they probably were used in commission of a crime - even without a criminal conviction!
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Civil asset forfeiture is a by-product of the failed War on Drugs that gives law enforcement agencies the wrong incentive for law enforcement. If an agency is able to show that assets seized during an investigation probably related to a drug offense, it is up to the owner to then prove that they weren't.

I support the ACLU of Virginia's position that a criminal conviction should be required before law enforcement and take someone's money or property and convert it to its own use. That's just wrong.
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