Chicago Cops Teach Cities How to Catch Prostitution Offenders
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Chicago Cops Teach Cities How to Catch Prostitution Offenders

Chicago cops are notoriously tough on prostitution and related criminal activities. So tough, in fact, they’re showing other departments how it’s done.
 
Officers from the Cook County department are coaching law enforcement officers from around the country on their approach to tackling prostitution. The department uses specific tactics to catch “johns” (those who attempt to purchase sex services), with the ultimate goal to reduce demand by targeting buyers.
 
The department received national attention with their “National Day of Johns Arrest” (recently renamed “National Johns Suppression Initiative”) earlier this year. The sting was a concentrated effort running from Jan. 15 to Feb. 1, coming to a close on Super Bowl Sunday.…