Hundreds Of Sex Traffickers Arrested Across U.S. Since Trump Became President
ABC7 in Chicago is reporting that more than 100 people have been arrested in the Chicago area in recent weeks for sex trafficking. On a national stage over 750 sex traffickers have been arrested since President Trump was sworn into the Oval Office on January 20, 2017.
The National Johns Suppression Initiative ran from Jan. 18 through Feb. 5 and led to the arrests of 29 sex traffickers and of 723 people who tried to purchase sex, the Cook County sheriff’s office said. It included nearly 30 law enforcement agencies across 15 states.
In Cook County, 101 alleged sex buyers were arrested by deputies and officers with the Lansing and Matteson police departments. In Lake County, two people were arrested. In Arlington Heights, five people were arrested…
…In Houston, where Super Bowl 51 was held, 178 people were arrested by the Harris County Sheriff’s police and Houston police as part of the multi-state sex sting. Harris County netted the most arrests of any participating agency.
Time Magazine notes that the National Johns Suppression Initiative is controversial because it targets the men who buy sex while trying to help the women who sell it.
Hat Tip: Florida Dave
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