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National Johns Day Busts Target Prostitution Clients: Number Nabbed in Denver & Beyond

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National Day of Johns Arrests is a bit of a misnomer. Rather than limiting their activities to a 24-hour period, law enforcers set aside the period between January 15 to February 1 to target johns -- clients of prostitutes. A total of 37 agencies reportedly participated nationwide, including the Denver Police Department. The result was scores of arrests and, presumably, a lot of imagined coitus interruptus. Look below to see the number of arrests per state and city, courtesy of 9News, as well as images and a video from a PBS piece on National Day of Johns Arrests.

See also: Johns Photos From Denver Cops' Reverse Prostitution Stings, published May 2012

Arizona

Phoenix PD (22 johns)

California

Alameda District Attorney's Office, Alameda County Vice Enforcement Team and Hayward PD (combined 11 johns)

Oakland PD (12 johns)

Georgia

Alpharetta PD (3 johns)

DeKalb PD (3 johns)

Illinois

Cook County Sheriff's Office (25 solo johns arrests)

Aurora PD (2 johns)

Broadview PD (15 johns in partnership with CCSO)

Lansing PD (5 johns in partnership with CCSO)

Lake County Sheriff's Office (19 johns)

Matteson PD (16 johns in partnership with CCSO)

Massachusetts

Boston PD (21 johns)

Continue for more about the National Day of Johns Arrests, including more photos and a video. Minnesota

Minneapolis PD and St. Paul PD (3 johns)

Nevada

Las Vegas PD (5 johns)

Reno PD (14 johns)

North Dakota

Minot PD (13 johns)

Ohio

Cincinnati PD (16 johns)

Dayton PD (20 johns)

Riverside PD (11 johns)

Oregon

Portland PD (21 johns)

Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh PD (23 johns)

South Carolina

Greenville County Sheriff's Office (18 johns)

Continue for more about the National Day of Johns Arrests, including more photos and a video. Texas

Harris County Sheriff's Office (100 johns)

Houston PD (48 johns)

Texas Department of Public Safety (14 johns)

Tennessee

Memphis PD (19 johns)

Virginia

Newport News PD (12 johns)

Washington

Seattle PD (59 johns)

Colorado

Denver PD (20 johns)

Send your story tips to the author, Michael Roberts.

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