To The Point Published by To The Point How local police became tax collectors Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/660542/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend In many American cities, local police now act like tax collectors. On this special rebroadcast of To the Point, we hear how that can puts municipal finance on the backs of the poor.