Civil Asset ForfeitureTotal Money Seized by County

The map below shows the amount of money seized by state and local law enforcement agencies in each county from January through May of 2016.

Overall, there were over 1,860 seizures by county law enforcement in New Jersey in that period, and as the map shows, those seizures were concentrated in heavily-policed, low-income communities of color, including Jersey City, Newark, Trenton, and Paterson.


  • Less than $150k seized
  • $150k - $300k seized
  • $300 - $450 seized
  • $450 - $600k seized
  • More than $600k seized