1,000 Sex Buyers and Traffickers Arrested by Law Enforcement in 17 States

1,000 Sex Buyers and Traffickers Arrested by Law Enforcement in 17 States

by Megan Cerullo | Aug 18, 2017 | nydailynews.com

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More than 250 sex buyers and traffickers were arrested in Houston as part of a national initiative aimed at suppressing prostitution.

Law enforcement agencies made more than 1,000 arrests countrywide as part of the “National Johns Suppression Initiative,” according to the Cook County sheriff’s office press release.

“I’m very proud of our work, but concerned by the fact that demand hasn’t declined,” Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said of the results, announced Friday morning, the Houston Chronicle reported.

The operation ran from June 28 — July 31 and spanned 17 states, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office.

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