War on drugs, war on dogs, what's the difference?
Either way, you don't expect the Constitution and the Bill of Rights to still apply, do you?
If this sort of thing can happen to the township mayor, you better believe it could happen to you. Over marijuana, not even an opiate.
Mayor Calvo came downstairs into a new time in America, in which no one is presumed innocent and guilt is only an assumption away.My guess: If you looked into the operating history of the Prince George's County Police, you'd find aggressive use of civil forfeiture laws to fund special projects out of alleged drug money.
Something else that I had to go find myself: The PGCP is under a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice for excessive force and civil rights violations, ironically related to its K-9 unit.