Arrests, prosecutions and convictions for prostitution related offenses

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Dear Dorset Police and Crime Panel,

Please could you provide details of how many people have been (a) arrested for (b) prosecuted for and (c) convicted of vice-related offenses by your force for the years 2018 to 2020 inclusive; and if possible the gender and age/age-range of the persons.

Vice-related offenses include:
Loitering or Soliciting for Prostitution
Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation
Causing, Inciting and Controlling Prostitution for Gain
Keeping a Brothel
Paying for Sexual Services

If possible can you specify for each case which one of the offenses listed above it was.

Yours faithfully,

Eva Levy

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Dear Eva Levy,

 

Information Request – reference no. DC3051

 

Thank you for your information request dated 10 January 2021, which has
been dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).

 

Our response to your request is as follows:

 

Please could you provide details of how many people have been (a) arrested
for (b) prosecuted for and (c) convicted of vice-related offenses by your
force for the years 2018 to 2020 inclusive; and if possible the gender and
age/age-range of the persons.

 

Vice-related offenses include:

Loitering or Soliciting for Prostitution Trafficking for Sexual
Exploitation Causing, Inciting and Controlling Prostitution for Gain
Keeping a Brothel Paying for Sexual Services

 

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