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Police had argued that officers need legal protections when out making prostitution busts. (Getty Images)

Hawaii Lawmakers Agree To End Police Sex Loophole

Legislation in new crime bill will revoke a legal exemption that allow police officers to have sex with prostitutes.

04/17/2014

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Hawaii Law Lets Police Have Sex With Prostitutes

Police say officers need legal protection to catch lawbreakers in the act.

03/20/2014

A teen girl rescued from a human trafficking ring after a police operation in Guatemala. (Getty Images)

Human Trafficking Bills Pass State Legislature

House and Senate leaders will meet to finalize legislation.

02/13/2014

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Bill OKs Clearing Criminal Prostitution Records

The House has passed a bill that would allow those convicted of prostitution who committed the offense as the result of being trafficked to clear their records in Washington state.

CBS Seattle–02/03/2014

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Psychologist Loses License After Prostitute Steals Laptop

A psychologist’s license has been suspended after a prostitute stole a laptop that confidential information regarding hundreds of patients.

10/15/2013

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Spokane Police Officer Suspended For Ties To Prostitute

A Spokane police officer has been suspended for two months without pay for his ties to a woman who allegedly has engaged in prostitution, drugs and burglary.

CBS Seattle–07/23/2013

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Stepfather Locates Runaway Through Escort Ad

A Pierce County man who had been looking for his runaway teenage stepdaughter has located her through an online prostitution ad.

CBS Seattle–06/12/2013

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State’s Anti-Online Sex Trafficking Law Struck Down

A federal judge has struck down a Washington state law aimed at battling online sex trafficking after an internet advocacy group filed a lawsuit challenging the measure’s constitutionality.

CBS Seattle–12/07/2012

File photo of Seattle police during an investigation. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

FBI: Washington Sweep Pulls 6 Juveniles From Prostitution

An FBI spokeswoman says the federal agency and local law enforcement agencies have pulled six juveniles out of prostitution and arrested seven people accused of promoting commercial sexual abuse of a minor.

06/26/2012