Pimps as Predators: Richmond Police seeing prostitutes in a new light
on November 14, 2011
On a warm night in Richmond, the women in skimpy clothes and high heels stick out against the backdrop of panaderias and restaurants. It’s almost dark and they’re walking up 23rd Street, then down, and then up again. The scene isn’t new, but the way the police officer driving by views them might be. Richmond is taking the lead on a county-wide project that views prostitutes as victims of their pimps. Read more
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