Officers believe the of women working as prostitutes has fallen from 20 per night to one or two. A total of men have been arrested for kerb crawling and have attended "kerb crawler awareness sessions" where they are forced to read residents' letters about the postitutes of prostitution. The police are doing a really good job.
Inhe was jailed for seven years, extended to nine on appeal, for child abduction and conspiracy to commit indecent assault on.
In OctoberBolton police started a campaign to stop prostitution. Only five of the have been caught again.
They are warned if they re-offend they risk being named and shamed in the local press. Kerb-crawlers targeted in Bolton prostitution campaign. They eventually met and the victim was groomed into prostitution involving "a of men across the country", a spokesman said.
PM urges prostitution law rethink. They receive a police caution and are warned that if they re-offend they will on charged and "named and shamed" in the local press. A total of people have been arrested. The police have worked with community organisation, Urban Outreach and local health and housing services to help prostitutes recover from drug addiction and their dependency on drug dealers.
Economic difficulties. Mr Spurgeon said there im about sex workers in the town when the campaign started, which has now reduced to a maximum of 20, with only one or two working in a given night. He added that he would be writing to both the Justice Secretary and Home Secretary to ensure the lessons from the case would be used to protect children in future.
Prostituhes also work with outreach programmes to support the women.
Related Topics. The court gave Hawthorne a 10 year sentence with an extended licence of five years. A Greater Manchester man with a conviction for child abduction has been jailed for a second time for prostituting a year-old boy.
More on this story. More on this story. Police have arrested 82 people in Bolton over street prostitution in the past year, as part of a crackdown on kerb-crawling in the town.
Protect children. Published 8 March New laws to tackle kerb-crawlers.
Raymond Hawthorne, 50, of no fixed address, admitted controlling prostitute for gain. Hawthorne also pleaded guilty to five counts of failing to comply with notification requirements. However, Mr Spurgeon admitted his team's progress had been hampered by the economic difficulties in the town, which has slowed the expected Grand Rapids country fantasy friend of the red light area, which centres on the Breightmet Street and Shiffnall Street area.
One kerb-crawler, who attended a course and did not wish to be named, said: "When I saw the letter from local residents about the use of drugs and how they can't let their kids walk down certain streets, you just feel ashamed.
Insp Phil Spurgeon said: "We tackled this idea that I think exists in most kerb-crawlers' he that it's a simple business transaction that doesn't impact on the community or the people involved. Hawthorne was jailed for 10 years, during a hearing at Bolton Crown Court. Greater Manchester Police said in December he was released having served his full sentence and moved to the Bolton area.
More than men were arrested and sent on courses, where they were forced to read residents' letters about the effect of prostitution on communities.
Police claim the of women working the streets prostitures reduced from to Published 29 May Prostihutes Manchester's Police and Crime Commissioner, Tony Lloyd, said the criminal justice system "let Raymond Hawthorne's victims down" when he was jailed for only nine years in for similar offences. Kerb-crawlers were offered the course rather than face prosecution. Published 24 June But Insp Phil Spurgeon has vowed to continue the campaign until the issue is eradicated in the town.
Officers go on regular patrols of known hot spots in the town. One former prostitute's mother said: "These girls belong to people and are people's daughters. Dave Bagley of Urban Outreach, booton runs a drop-in centre on Salop Street in Bolton's red light district, said: "We provide an environment where women aren't judged and can just come in and see us about anything in their lives. Police said Hawthorne contacted the teenage boy on a social networking site using a false name and began to offer him the opportunity to make large sums of money.
Greater Manchester Police Bolton. Det Con Paul Crompton said: "Hawthorne began reoffending almost as soon as he was released from prison, proving what a truly wicked and unrepentant individual he is.