Police: Letters sent home will deter prostitution

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  • Fooled2 posted at 10:42 am on Sun, Apr 20, 2014.

    Fooled2 Posts: 1

    So why doesn't the Police Department or Sherriff's Department control Sarasota Backpages where prostitutes can advertise for free....and nothing happens even when they are reported. Maybe if they stopped letting them advertise for FREE something might get done.

  • crabbysam posted at 2:43 pm on Mon, Mar 10, 2014.

    crabbysam Posts: 14

    I have to agree with Calkinss, this is an invasion of privacy and whomever decided this is a good plan, is overstepping their authority.

    Talking to anyone in a high crime area, whether it be with a known prostitute or not; IS NOT A CRIME. Recording and documenting cars in high crime areas that have committed no crime is disturbing. Sending the vehicles owner a letter will result in lawsuits and Sarasota has had ENOUGH bad publicity due to how the police do business.

    What's next? Stop and frisk. I had high hopes for our new Police chief. I was hoping to see a bit more compassion due to the years of bad decisions by her predecessor and elected leaders..

  • calkinsschmalkins posted at 2:44 pm on Thu, Mar 6, 2014.

    calkinsschmalkins Posts: 3

    Idiotic. The first time they screw up and send a letter to the wrong person, and that person's wife reads the letter, there will be a giant lawsuit.



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