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Police end fight over sex with prostitutes

HPD no longer opposes removing its exemption from a state law

By Allison Schaefers

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 26, 2014

~~<p>Following a closed-door meeting Tuesday with a key Hawaii lawmaker, Hono&shy;lulu police reversed their objection to a potential change in state law that would make it illegal for officers to have sex with prostitutes.</p>
<p>Honolulu Police Department Capt. Jason Kawa&shy;bata and Maj. Jerry Ino&shy;uye told state Sen. Clayton Hee that they wouldn't oppose the removal of language exempting officers from being prosecuted for having sex with a prostitute as long as protections were in place for undercover officers to verbally agree to have sex, said Hono&shy;lulu police spokes&shy;woman Teresa Bell.</p>
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Following a closed-door meeting Tuesday with a key Hawaii lawmaker, Hono­lulu police reversed their objection to a potential change in state law that would make it illegal for officers to have sex with prostitutes.

Honolulu Police Department Capt. Jason Kawa­bata and Maj. Jerry Ino­uye told state Sen. Clayton Hee that they wouldn't oppose the removal of language exempting officers from being prosecuted for having sex with a prostitute as long as protections were in place for undercover officers to verbally agree to have sex, said Hono­lulu police spokes­woman Teresa Bell. Login for more...



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