Brooklyn Park is located in southern Maryland, and has a population of about 14,000. Prostitution presents longstanding problems for the community and generates complaints from residents. The city is also known to have cases of teen sex trafficking, and at least one homicide of a prostituted teenager. Anne Arundel County Police have conducted street level reverse stings in the city. Arrested sex buyers have had letters sent to their home address, warning those that live there that the men could present health risks.
- Anne Arundel County Police Department
- Reverse sting:
- Baltimore Sun, August 15, 1995. 17 arrested in undercover operation using officers posing as prostitutes. http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1995-08-15/news/1995227023_1_prostitution-corner-anne-arundel
- Background on prostitution and sex trafficking in the area: