There are at least 12 major types of tactics that have been used in over 2,130 U.S. cities and counties to deter people from buying sex, and to identify and sanction those who are not dissuaded.  The numbers of cities and counties that have ever employed each type of tactic are presented in the following table:

[ Last updated:  January 15, 2020 ]

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