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Hawaii law lets cops have sex with prostitutes

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 03/20/2014 @ 10:34 pm In U.S. | No Comments

(Associated Press) Honolulu police officers have urged lawmakers to keep an exemption in state law that allows undercover officers to have sex with prostitutes during investigations, touching off a heated debate over the provision.

Authorities say they need the legal protection to catch lawbreakers. Critics, including human trafficking experts and other police, say it’s unnecessary and can further victimize sex workers, many of whom have been forced into the trade.


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