and they're willing to say anything to try to prevent their theft being stopped.
And this crap:
Meanwhile, sending the proceeds of forfeiture to the state's General
Fund would result in fewer busts of drug and stolen property rings. What
incentive would local police and sheriffs have to invest manpower,
resources and time in these operations if they don't receive proceeds to
cover their costs?
Ah, how about the incentive of DOING YOUR DAMNED JOB? USING THE MONEY BUDGETED TO YOU?
Bastards. Bastards and thieves.
When you find yourself threatening to find more reasons to put even more
citizens in jail in order to protect your revenue stream, it's maybe
time to take a step back and think about what you're doing.
Oh, they know what they're doing; and they don't want to be stopped.