In the room across the hall are female undercover officers dressed as sex workers. Our room is filled with burly cops in baseball caps and T-shirts, badges hung around their necks, watching TV and joking around. On August 11, Amnesty International voted to recommend the complete decriminalization of prostitution, both for the buyers and sellers, saying that criminal laws against the consensual adult sex trade violates the human rights of sex workers. Only a few hours earlier, they had placed ads on a site called backpage. Advocates for sex worker rights argue that targeting buyers actually makes street workers less safe, since clients are jittery and the worker has less time to screen them.
Kali. Age: 24.
In a street operation, the female undercover officer stands on the corner in full view of a fellow officer, Officer Dan.
Cadence. Age: 24.
Backpage Shut Down By The Government
After Germany legalized prostitution in , police reported it became much more difficult to target abusive pimps, even as social workers said that prostitutes were working in even worse conditions than before, according to a article in German magazine Der Speigel. A hot pink tank-top, leopard print leggings. Some human rights groups take issue with this approach. As soon as she makes a deal for sex, usually only a few seconds after the car pulls up, Officer Kate make a special gesture and moves away from the car.