The Anchorage Police Department is fighting a pair of state bills that would criminalize cops who have “sexual contact” with people under investigation. The reason for the opposition, according to Deputy Chief Sean Case, is that there are “very, very limited” situations in which cops need to cross that boundary — specifically, when it comes to undercover investigations of sex workers. Article by Tracy Clark Flory for Vocative; supporting statistics from ISWFACE LA.
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Hawaii HB 1533: Repeals Penalties for Prostitution and Related Offenses; Consensual Adult Prostitution; Motion to Vacate the Conviction of Prostitution Offenses
Police said Wednesday the missing woman, petite with a tattoo of a blue owl on her shoulder, was “possibly” related to the busted operations.“Officials have reason to be concerned for her well-being,”