Forfeitures hit poor, minority neighborhoods

A Nevada Policy Research Institute report released Wednesday shows two-thirds of Las
Vegas police forfeitures in fiscal year 2016 occurred in neighborhoods with higher rates of
poverty and nonwhite residents.
2016 forfeitures by ZIP

0 1 2 3 5 15 25 50

89143
89085 89087 89165
89131
89166
89086
89084

89149 95
89130 89031 89081

573 89115
89129
89032 612
89134 89030
NORTH LAS VEGAS
89156 147
89108
89128 89106 89124
89138
89144 89101
89110
89145 89107

89124
LAS VEGAS 89104
89102
215 89142
89117 89146 89109
15 89169
89147 89103 89121
89135 89119 89122
593
89161 595 89011
89118 89120 515
89148 89014 582 564
89113
89004 89139 89074
89123
160 89015
215 HENDERSON
89178 89012
89183
146 89002
89141 89052
89179
89124

Population in poverty Non-white population

0% 5 10 15 20 25 35 40% 0% 10 20 30 40 50 60 65%

95 95

215 215
15 15
515 515

215 215

Source: Nevada Policy Research Institute Wes Rand Las Vegas Review-Journal