Jackson County, MO

Tactics Used

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

Jackson County is located in west central Missouri, and contains the Missouri portion of Kansas City, Independence, and many smaller towns and unincorporated areas.  It is the second most populous county in the state, with roughly 700,000 residents. In an effort to reduce the demand for prostitution, police have conducted both street-level and web-based reverse stings.  Some of the men arrested are sent to the Veronica’s Voice john school program in Kansas City.

Key Partners

  • Jackson County Sheriff’s Department

Key Sources

State Missouri
Type County
Population 666000
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