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Re: Dundee RLD

Postby admin » 23 May 2017, 21:34

Police claim they are “on the right track” in their efforts to tackle prostitution on Dundee’s streets — after seeing a “drop in activity”. A community meeting was told by two senior officers that proactive operations were having “an impact” in the Maryfield area.

The Tele previously uncovered significant problems with prostitution in Arbroath Road, where residents said the area around their homes had become a “red light zone”.

During an investigation a young woman offered to have sex with one of our reporters in exchange for £40 to fund her drug habit. The reporter was posing as a member of the public at the time.

But Inspector Kerry Lynch and Sergeant Jamie Allen told a Maryfield Locality Planning Partnership meeting that police were having success in controlling the issue.

Insp Lynch said a new strategy aimed at tackling the problem would also be introduced. She said: “The poster campaign will say that Police Scotland will not tolerate people looking for the services of prostitutes — it’s as simple as that. I met Detective Chief Inspector John Wylie recently and we agreed a new policing strategy and how we’re going to deliver it.

“There has been a drop in the activity within the community, as well as the visibility. There’s definitely been an impact. We’re working with other groups to try to improve things, so we’re definitely on the right track.”

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Re: Dundee RLD

Postby admin » 28 Jul 2017, 20:51

Residents in a Dundee area notorious for being a “red light zone” claim the problem of prostitution has not gone away despite an overall decrease in recorded offences in the city.

Figures released by Police Scotland show that there were nine offences reported and the same number detected in 2016/17.

While this was an increase compared to 2016/15, when there was just one offence, it is a significant drop from previous years going back to 2012, when there were 38 offences.

However, residents said they are still seeing prostitution-related activity almost every night.

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