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Chapter 43 of the Texas Penal Code defines charges and punishments for offenses of public indecency. Promotion of Prostitution Chapter 43 of the Texas Penal Code defines charges and punishments for offenses of public indecency. An offense under this section is a state jail felony, except that the offense is: a felony of the third degree if the actor has been ly convicted of an offense under this section; or a felony of the second degree if the actor engages in conduct described by Subsection a 1 or 2 involving a person younger than 18 years of age engaging in prostitution, regardless of whether the actor knows the age of the person at the time of the offense.
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Harris, Tarrant, Bexar and Travis counties all have versions of the program.
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Plano police spokesman David Tilley said they only occasionally get complaints about a lone prostitute roaming the streets. More from Home.
They are hidden from view in brothels or on posts on websites such as Craigslist and Back. Busting those prostitutes requires more proactive and lengthy investigations, police officials say. Lovejoy to vote on closing an elementary campus, as challenges brought on by enrollment, COVID mount.
State Sen. John Whitmire, D-Houston, authored the bill as Dallas officials cheered on its passage. Stay up-to-date with the crime and public safety news your neighbors are talking about. Last year, Plano police helped take down a prostitution ring that operated in massage parlors.
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Police go out and round up women and bring them back to a staging area, where they receive information, counseling and a run through the legal process.
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Dallas, meanwhile, uses monthly sting operations as the foundation of its program. The state law mandated that counties with more thanpeople start prostitution diversion programs.
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Dallas County officials said Corpus Christi and El Paso officials have visited them to get their programs started.