VICE ENFORCEMENT’S TOP OFFENDERS: Police are taking unprecedented steps to keep prostitution offenders off the Strip, By ALAN MAIMON – LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL (This is a “reprint” of an older post from The Review Journal.)
“Call it a unique kind of most wanted list or simply an attempt to clamp down on the area’s worst-kept secret.”
“Working off a roster of the reputed 50 “most prolific prostitutes” in Clark County, Las Vegas police and prosecutors are taking unprecedented steps to keep repeat prostitution offenders off the Strip.
Some are criticizing the law enforcement crackdown as overly aggressive. And it comes at a time when some policymakers are talking about eventually legalizing or decriminalizing prostitution in the Las Vegas Valley.”
“The Vice Enforcement Top Offenders (VETO) list, which took the vice unit two years to compile, has the names of women with the longest prostitution-related criminal records in Clark County, said Lt. Karen Hughes.”
(“Most of the women on the list have been convicted of exchanging sex for money or of prostitution-related theft charges inside several Strip hotels, not for street prostitution.”) read more and view photos…