Asset Forfeiture Study Released
December 31, 2014
The Office of Court Administration published Asset Forfeiture in Texas: DPS and County Interactions, as required by OCA Rider 15 in the General Appropriations Act (S.B. 1, 83rd R.S.). This research report, conducted by the Texas A&M Public Policy Research Institute, reviews asset forfeiture trends based upon DPS Sting Operations, the use of forfeiture funds by DPS and prosecutors, and the cost impact on counties where the alleged criminal activity that is the basis of the forfeiture occurred.