The DA will continue to prosecute crimes such as sex trafficking and paying for the services of sex workers.
'Sex workers like any other workers should be organizing as a collective and creating demands, because nobody understands the industry better than workers themselves.'
"It's difficult to build trust when you are being handcuffed."
He was fired last month for failing a drug test.
The latest federal accusations allude to promoting underage sex and coercion.
A longtime NYPD detective is under investigation for allegedly soliciting prostitutes while on duty over the last six years.
"It's gotten to the point where... they're openly soliciting people on the street."
"There's no reason for our tax dollars to be used this way."
"It's depriving people of their livelihood," he said.
The timing, and the involvement of the Department of Homeland Security, are confusing.
Cops believe it was a prostitution robbery gone wrong.
"This is the boss," one supposedly said, pointing to his gun.
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