Asbury Park, NJ

Tactics Used

Reverse stings
Auto seizure
Community service
Public education
Neighborhood action
SOAP orders
John school
Web stings
License suspension

Asbury Park is a city of less than 20,000 residents located on the northern New Jersey shore.  Prostitution is a well-known problem in the city, and is the subject of tips and complaints to police.  Several substantial reverse stings have been conducted in Asbury Park, resulting in the arrest of 12 – 16 sex buyers each.   The identities of the men arrested are publicized.

State New Jersey
Type City
Population 16577
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