Police seized millions of dollars last year they say was tied to criminal activity. But what happens to that money is a source of major controversy. Ahead in part two of our series on civil forfeiture, we’ll explain where the money goes – and why some say that needs to change. READ MORE
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U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Indiana Civil Forfeiture Case
Should police be able to take a $42,000 car because they say someone used it to transport a few hundred dollars worth of drugs? It’s a case the nation’s highest court will decide, and it started in Grant County. READ MORE
Program Gives Kids In Juvenile Detention Lesson In Legal Rights
Some kids making their way through Indiana’s juvenile justice system are slipping through the cracks.
Is Indiana Moving Away From Monetary Bail?
The Indiana Supreme Court wants counties to move away from the practice of holding people in jail unless they have the ability to post bail.
Sheriffs: State Funding Needed To Help With Jail Overcrowding
County jails across the state don’t have enough room to house all of the inmates in their facilities.