Hull, MA

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

Hull is a town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, located on a peninsula at the southern edge of Boston Harbor. Its population is approximately 10,000, and other noteworthy communities in the Hull area include Brockton and RocklandProstitution activity has been well-documented in the city and surrounding communities, and in other areas of the county.  This activity and the problems and ancillary crimes it generates result in complaints to law enforcement agencies from residents and businesses. Among the more serious crimes associated with the local commercial sex market is sex trafficking. For example, in October 2022, police officers arrested a 54-year-old man, after executing a warrant to search his home. The man was charged in connection with “Trafficking of Persons for Sexual Servitude,” “Engaging in Sexual Conduct for a Fee,” and “Possession of a Class B Substance.” The man’s identity was publicly disclosed.

Key Partners

  • Hull Police Department
  • Norwell Police Department
  • Plymouth County District Attorney

Key Sources

Sex Buyer Arrest, Identity Disclosure:

Background on Sex Trafficking, Child Sexual Exploitation, Related CSAM in the Area:

Background on Prostitution in the Area:

Documented Violence Against Individuals Engaged in Prostitution in the Area:

State Massachusetts
Type City
Population 10293
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