Rye, NY

Tactics Used

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

Rye is a city in Westchester County, New York with a population of approximately 15,000. Prostitution and sex trafficking are well-documented problems in the city.  It is separate from the town of Rye, which is larger than the city.  Police have conducted both street-level and web-based reverse stings, and disseminated the identities of the men arrested.

Key Partners

  • Rye Police Department
State New York
Type City
Population 15242
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