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Resource ID: #16061
Subject: Law Enforcement
Source: Star (Kansas City, Mo.)
Date: Jan. 3, 1999



The Kansas City Star reports " Police and federal agencies have diverted millions of dollars from Missouri schoolchildren. Under state law, money seized in drug cases is supposed to go to public school districts, but ... (often) when police discover a cache of drug money, they turn it over to a federal agency, which is not subject to state laws. The agency keeps a cut and returns the rest of the money to police."

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