7 Things You Learn As A Cop Pretending To Be A Hooker
By Robert Evans Anonymous
Our source [cabbie John] pointed out that his anonymous city earned [had earned a vulgar name]. [And] he was arrested up for picking up one of the ‘fauxstitutes,’ and was one of the many cabbies that seem to engage in that activity during their downtime. He worked elsewhere, but said he and his cohorts would frequently come into the city for this purpose, since it was so easy. Well, usually, at least.”
2 We Use Signals To Hide Until The Last Minute
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So while the business of busting sex workers isn’t exactly rocket science, some amount of cunning is necessary. Copstitutes have to develop their own signals for bringing down the hammer of the law on an unsuspecting John:
“My symbol was wiping my brow” said Jane, “like it’s hot outside. Generally, when we did it, it was semi-warm outside. I preferred it that way to keep it consistent …”
Timing is critical here, because the police can’t make a bust until the client has handed over cash for the proposed sex act. “Because otherwise,” explains John, “he can say he was just seeing how it was gonna go. They have to give you something. You have to be able to clearly describe how he was paying for a sexual act, and how you know what he was paying for.”
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“Wait, does this mean you guys aren’t going to give me my change?”
And on the other side of the equation, when male cops go out posing as Johns to bust prostitutes, “there’s this gambit. You have cops in the back of a school send one guy out in a car to pick [prostitutes]. They get in a car with the guy, and he drives into a cluster of policemen, and they’re all under arrest.
The all-time record had to be this guy … he was very good at picking up prostitutes, maybe he had some outside interest … he was successful in gathering five prostitutes in the same car, all different ones from different places, getting them all in his car and, OH, it did not go well … One of them noticed some flex cuffs in the back. It was like a clown car pile-out, with them yelling ‘Five-o! Five-o!'”
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They normally don’t leave a car that quick unless the John asks if it’s cool if they pay by check.
Those eagle-eyed prostitutes escaped. John and his fellow officers weren’t about to go out and chase them because, “If we went chasing and came over the radio yelling ‘foot pursuit!’ to the rest of the district for something like that, we’d be laughingstocks.”
1 A Surprisingly Broad Group Of People Hire Prostitutes
People from all walks of life and economic stations employ sex workers. But the wealthy tend to do it in expensive brothels or via escort services. These are expensive but safe options, because bank managers and senators aren’t about to risk getting busted soliciting some strange behind a Sbarros. John told us:
“The ones we dealt with were primarily the $10 variety for fellatio … and that’s usually as far as it went. There’s a whole kinda payment system … a lot of the payment was in drugs, of course, and a common [911 call from prostitutes] is something we’d refer to as ‘failure to pay.’ These women would call in and say they were raped, assaulted, robbed … it turned out their John just didn’t pay them.”
“Wow, this John guy sounds like a real cheap-ass.”
Of course, it’s worth pointing out that prostitutes are nine times more likely to be murdered than other women. There’s no real way to know how many of those 911 calls chalked up as “failures to pay” are women reporting legitimate abuse.
And there’s also no way to predict what sort of dudes will go out on the street in search of paid sex. Jane told us, “My first John was an old, old, OLD guy — at least 70. It didn’t make sense. He looked like a grandfather.”
And John added, “There’s no MO for a John. We saw every age range, ethnicity, level of wealth … One of the ladies was picked up by a teenage Jewish boy on [the Sabbath] … they had to notify his dad, but Dad can’t drive because of religious obligations, so he had to call a taxi to pick his son up.”
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If it was the same cabbie our sources arrested earlier, his advice to the young John would ensure the Circle Of Strange continues uninterrupted for a little bit longer. cracked.com
WHAT THE HOLY BIBLE TELLS US ABOUT PROSTITUTION
Prostitution is often referred to as the “oldest profession.” Indeed, it has always been a common way for women to make money, even in Bible times. The Bible tells us that prostitution is immoral. Proverbs 23:27-28 says, “For a prostitute is a deep pit and a wayward wife is a narrow well. Like a bandit she lies in wait, and multiplies the unfaithful among men.”
God forbids involvement with prostitutes because He knows such involvement is detrimental to both men and women. “For the lips of an immoral woman drip honey, And her mouth is smoother than oil; But in the end she is bitter as wormwood, Sharp as a two-edged sword. Her feet go down to death, Her steps lay hold of hell” (Proverbs 5:3-5 NKJV).
Prostitution not only destroys marriages, families, and lives, but it destroys the spirit and soul in a way that leads to physical and spiritual death. God’s desire is that we stay pure and use our bodies as tools for His use and glory (Romans 6:13). First Corinthians 6:13 says, “The body is not for sexual immorality but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.”
Although prostitution is sinful, prostitutes are not beyond God’s scope of forgiveness. The Bible records His use of a prostitute named Rahab to further the fulfillment of His plan. As a result of her obedience, she and her family were rewarded and blessed (Joshua 2:1; 6:17-25). In the New Testament, a woman who had been known for being a sexual sinner—before Jesus forgave and cleansed her from sin—found an opportunity to serve Jesus while He was visiting in the home of a Pharisee. The woman, recognizing Christ for who He is, brought a bottle of expensive perfume to Him. In regret and repentance, the woman wept and poured perfume on His feet, wiping it with her hair. When the Pharisees criticized Jesus for accepting this act of love from the “immoral” woman, He admonished them and accepted the woman’s worship. Because of her faith, Christ had forgiven all her sins, and she was received into His kingdom (Luke 7:36-50).
When speaking to those who refused to believe the truth about Himself, Jesus Christ said, “I tell you the truth, the tax collectors and the prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God ahead of you. For John came to you to show you the way of righteousness, and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors and the prostitutes did. And even after you saw this, you did not repent and believe him” (Matthew 21:31-32).
Just like anyone else, prostitutes have the opportunity to receive salvation and eternal life from God, to be cleansed of all their unrighteousness and be given a brand new life! All they must do is turn away from their sinful lifestyle and turn to the living God, whose grace and mercy are boundless. “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!” (2 Corinthians 5:17).