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Posted 4 years ago in Crime Your Personal Rights by Josh Crank  
Cops Have to Pay for Losing Your Stuff

There’s no upside to having your property confiscated by the police, but you should at least be able to trust them to keep track of your belongings. And thanks to a recent decision from the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, if the cops lose your stuff, you’re allowed to file a claim for the fair market value of the items. The appeals court decision is a victory for Robert Lee Bailey, who has been to court numerous times in …

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