KWCH Wichita police arrested 19 people over the past two weeks for prostitution and sex trafficking along the Broadway Corridor. Sedgwick County Correctional Facility Capt.
Doug Nolte, with the Wichita Police Department, said nine people were arrested Thursday afternoon for various offenses as a part of a "John sting". On August 24, ten women were Girls only Jackson.
I mean they're up and down all the time - up and down the strip - getting picked up. Brings a lot of drugs into the neighborhood as well," said resident Jason Roach.
Businesses and residents who live in the area say the prostitution problem is nothing new. You get to see everything here," said business owner Eric Laurence. But Wichita police officers are using thousands of dollars of federal grant money to reduce prostitution and other problems Curvy escorts in Hempstead the area.
In July, the police department launched the "Broadway Corridor Project". Francis on bike and on foot in 100 black men Mountain View effort to reduce crime in the area.
Nolte said the department will continue to conduct stings in the area in order to keep the neighborhood safe. We want to make them safe and family friendly.