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Definition: A civil judgement rendered by a court with jurisdiction, which declares the right of ownership is lost as a result of certain specified criminal activity.

Forfeiture

2

Definition: Anything received as payment for controlled substances or other specified criminal activity, or anything traceable to such payments or activity.

Proceeds

3

Definition: Land and everything that is permanently affixed to it, as well as any estate or equitable interest in land, including, but not limited to, any lease or deed of trust upon such.

Real Property

4

Definition: A sworn member's act of taking a person's property, real or personal, into lawful custody.

Seizure

5

Definition: Criminal activity resulting in the commission, attempted commission, conspiracy to commit a crime, or the solicitation, coercion or intimidation of another person to commit a crime which violates federal and/or state statutes.

Specified Criminal Activity

6

Definition: Property used in, derived from, or intended for use in the commission, attempted commission, or conspiracy to commit any crime, or property realized through criminal activity which is chargeable under certain federal or state statutes.

Tangible Property

7

The _______ _________ Squad will be contacted for consultation any time uncertainties exist regarding seizures.

Asset Forfeiture

8

If, incident to a lawful arrest, search or inspection, a sworn member has ______ ______ to believe that property is subject to forfeiture and will be lost or destroyed if not seized immediately, the sworn member may seize the property.

Probably Cause

9

Probable cause must exist to connect an item to a specified criminal activity prior to seizure. Proof beyond a _______ ________ is not necessary.

Reasonable Doubt

10

Unless otherwise directed by court order, the ______ ______ _______ commander will be responsible for the disposition of all property seized in accordance with property forfeiture proceedings.

Executive Services Bureau

11

The maximum acceptable value regarding federal seizures of cash are how much?

$2,000

12

The maximum acceptable value regarding federal seizures of conveyances, clear equity (wholesale) are how much?

$5,000

13

The maximum acceptable value regarding federal seizures of Real Property are how much?

$20,000

14

The maximum acceptable value regarding federal seizures of Other Property are how much?

$5,000

15

The maximum acceptable value regarding state seizures of cash are how much?

$1,000

16

The maximum acceptable value regarding state seizures of conveyances, clear equity (wholesale) are how much?

$2,500

17

The maximum acceptable value regarding state seizures of Other Property and/or Real Property are how much?

Determined by county prosecutor and Asset Forfeiture Squad