Prostitution Arrests in South Dakota

in Transnational Crime

In 2010, police in the US State of South Dakato arrested 6 people for prostitution charges.

In 2013, the number of prostitution arrests made by the Sioux Falls Police Department increased to 99. Despite a new focus on tackling sex trafficking and focusing on pimps and customers, police stated that there were more arrests for prostitution than for pimping in 2013.

(How much money a pimp makes from one trafficked girl?)

Source:  Associated Press, “Shift in policing in South Dakota turns up heat on sex trade,” Rapid City Journal, March 2, 2014.

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