Oklahoma City police, FBI make arrests in three-day prostitution sweep

Oklahoma City police and FBI agents have completed a recent prostitution sweep called Operation Cross Country, according to a police news release Tuesday. Two juveniles were recovered as part of the sweep, which resulted in dozens of arrests.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: June 24, 2014 at 9:02 pm •  Published: June 24, 2014
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Oklahoma City police and FBI agents have completed a recent prostitution sweep called Operation Cross Country, according to a police news release Tuesday.

The operation is part of an initiative started in 2003 by the FBI, the U.S. Department of Justice and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

The sweep ran for three days from Thursday through Saturday, June 19-21. The operation resulted in two juveniles being recovered, 27 prostitution arrests, nine people arrested on complaints of procuring prostitution, 10 people arrested on complaints of aiding in prostitution and one person arrested on complaints of human trafficking, the release states.

Police reported in Oklahoma City that 11 women were arrested. Another 11 women were arrested after police said they offered to have sex with undercover vice officers in exchange for money.

Police will continue efforts to enforce prostitution laws, the release states.

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