Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Nat'l News: Dallas Prostitutes Offered Help Instead of a Sentence

Dallas officers take a new approach - treating the women like victims, not criminals

10/9/07 -- Dallas, TX (As reported in the Dallas Morning News 10/9/07) - ...Police are teaming up with social service providers to combat rampant prostitution at four truck stops along the Interstate 20 corridor. Launched this month, the initiative gives female offenders a choice between the usual criminal penalties or a probationary community service and rehabilitation program suited to their needs... (click here to read entire story - external link)

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