Clairton, PA

Tactics Used

Reverse stings
Auto seizure
Community service
Public education
Neighborhood action
SOAP orders
John school
Web stings
License suspension

Clairton is a city in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan area with a population of nearly 8,000.  As a result of complaints from the community, reverse stings have been used to arrest johns since 1991.   Once a sex buyer has been arrested, his name, age, and address are released to the media and may be published in local outlets.

Key Partners

  • Pennsylvania State Police
    • Belle Vernon, Washington, and Uniontown barracks

Key Sources

State Pennsylvania
Type City
Population 7791
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