Accord Struck in Suit Over NYPD Withholding of Seized Property

“The New York City government has reached a settlement with plaintiffs attorneys in a suit challenging the police department’s retention of seized cash and property in criminal cases in which the city has agreed to implement a set of reforms.”

The New York Law Journal covers our recent settlement in Encarnacion v. City of New York that will end the NYPD’s unconstitutional and dysfunctional practice of indefinitely keeping money and property seized during arrests.