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Bossier City is a community of around 68,000 residents located in northwest Louisiana, in the Shreveport metropolitan area. The Bossier City Police and Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office have conducted web-based and street level reverse stings. The names, ages, and addresses of those arrested for soliciting prostituted women are reported in local news outlets, along with details of how the stings were conducted. For example, a reverse sting occurring in May 2013, resulted in the arrest of five sex buyers, whose names and photos were released to local media.
In 2013, the Louisiana John School program was launched which covers the Shreveport & Bossier City area. The program activity is located in Shreveport, and described on that DemandForum page, but accepts referrals from Bossier City and other communities throughout Louisiana.
- Bossier City Police Department
- Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office
- Shreveport Police Department
- Street-Level Reverse Stings:
- “Local Briefs”, Shreveport Times, April 7 2003.
- “11 Men Arrested in Reverse Prostitution Sting”, Shreveport Times, May 25 2003.
- “Dozens Arrested on Drug, Soliciting Charges”, Shreveport Times, October 19 2003.
- “Prostitution Sting, Drug Bust Net 18”, Shreveport Times, April 11 2004.
- “23 Accused of Soliciting Prostitutes”, Shreveport Times, June 27 2004.
- “Bossier City Arrests 30 in Warrants Run, Prostitution Sting”, Shreveport Times, November 20 2005.
- “Blotter”, Shreveport Times, May 6 2009.
- “Hi-Tech Red Light District”, Bossier Press-Tribune, April 8 2012.
- “7 Arrested in Bossier City Prostitution Sting”, CBS/KSLA-TV 12, March 4 2013.
- “Six Arrested in Bossier Hotel Prostitution Sting”, Shreveport Times, May 18 2013.
- “Cameron Constable Facing Charge in Prostitution Sting in Bossier City”, NBC/KPLC-TV 7, May 27 2013.
- Web-Based Reverse Stings:
- John School:
- Sex Trafficking and Child Sexual Exploitation in the Area:
- “Man Accused of Luring Girls into Prostitution”, Baton Rouge Advocate, August 29 1991.
- “Arrests Made in Underage Prostitution Sting”, CBS/KSLA-TV 12, June 25 2012.
- “Two Arrested in Bossier City on Human Trafficking Charges”, ABC/KTBS-TV 3, November 22 2013.
- “Atlanta Man Sentenced in Sex Trafficking Case”, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 13 2014.
- Background on Prostitution in the Area:
- “SPD Officer Arrested in Bossier City Prostitution Investigation”, CBS/KSLA-TV 12, September 4 2013.
- “Two Arrested Following Prostitution Investigation at Bossier City Massage Parlor”, ABC/KTBS-TV 3, August 31 2014.