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Forfeiture Fund Check Presentation Ceremony


At 1 p.m., Tuesday, November 12, in the St. Petersburg Police Department Media Room, 1301 1st Avenue North, Chief of Police Anthony Holloway will present a total of $100,00 in checks from asset forfeiture funds to 49 community-based programs that seek to improve neighborhood safety, promote crime prevention and drug abuse prevention.

The Chief especially is interested in assisting programs promoting positive behavior for children and teens. The money will go to a wide variety of community programs.

The asset forfeiture funds come from the seizure of money/assets involved in criminal activity. It is administered by the St. Petersburg Police Department Legal Division, under the supervision of General Counsel Laura Roe.