Buena Vista, CA

Tactics Used

Auto Seizure
Buyer Arrests
Community Service
Employment Loss
Identity Disclosure
IT Based Tactics
John School
License Suspension
Neighborhood Action
Public Education
Reverse Stings
SOAP Orders
Web Stings

Buena Vista is city of less than 600 residents located in the San Jose area of Santa Clara County, CA. Police have conducted at least one reverse sting in the city, in 2008.  The web-based operation resulted in three arrests, and the photos and names of the arrestees were publicized.  News reports said that those were the first prostitution arrests in the city in over 20 years.

Key Partners

  • Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office

Key Sources

Reverse Sting, Identity Disclosure:

  • WDBJ7.com, March 7, 2008.  First prostitution arrest in Buena Vista in decades.  
State California
Type City
Population 573
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