Civil Asset ForfeitureNumber of Seizures by Municipality

The map below shows the number of seizures made by state and local law enforcement agencies in each municipality from January through May of 2016.

Overall, there were 1,860 seizures by law enforcement agencies 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.

NJ Municipalities