Newport, KY

Tactics Used

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

Newport is a suburb of Cincinnati located in northern Kentucky, and has a population of roughly 15,500.  The city has a century-long reputation as a center of the prostitution in the metro area.  In an effort to reduce prostitution and associated problems, Newport has attempted to reduce consumer-level demand for prostituted women through conducting reverse stings.

Key Partners

  • Newport Police Department
State Kentucky
Type City
Population 15580
Location
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