Report: Kansas law enforcement seized $3.35M in property
May 3, 2020
BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas law enforcement agencies seized more than $3.35 million in property during a six-month period last year, disproportionately from young black and Hispanic male drivers.
Counties reporting significant currency seizures are located along Interstate 70 or Interstate 35 and have officers assigned to look for drugs. The overwhelming amount of currency seized was uncontested in forfeiture actions.
Those are some of the first findings stemming from a Kansas law that took effect July 1 and requiring that law enforcement agencies report to the Kansas Bureau of Inv...