Vice Crimes

Vice Crimes

A generic legal term for offenses involving immorality, including prostitution, lewdness, lasciviousness, and Obscenity.

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BEIJING -- Chinese authorities have ordered television stations, cinemas, online entertainment sites and other outlets not to show works by entertainers found to have been involved in vice crimes such as using drugs or visiting prostitutes, state media reported Thursday.
Though I think that Kleinig is correct about this, and correct as well in rejecting Sherman's suggestion that accepting a free cup of coffee will put a cop on a slippery slope that leads to accepting bribes in return for protecting crooks, it is noteworthy that Kleinig never takes up Sherman's suggestion that we should fight corruption by eliminating from the books the vice crimes that are its natural breeding ground.
2) Chinatown also has been noted for a number of vice crimes, such as gambling and prostitution, since the latter part of the 19th century.
The Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation (MBI), another multiagency unit, focuses on vice crimes in central Florida.
We need to eliminate through decriminalization the many vice crimes whose perpetrators now clog our nation's prisons; these "crimes" should be handled through treatment and education.
WORCESTER -- Work by Worcester Housing Authority staff coupled with cooperation by the Worcester Police Department and residents within WHA complexes has helped drop vice crimes such as prostitution and drugs roughly 65 percent since 2005, WHA officials said.
Within a recent report filed by the WHA, officials also state that vice crimes have dropped in the Great Brook Valley/Curtis Apartment housing facilities by 90 percent from 2002 to 2013, a decrease that Executive Director Raymond V.
While comparing the overall numbers, vice crimes remained flat while arrests decreased by just over 1 percent.
For the Great Brook Valley and Curtis Apartments properties there were decreases from 2011 to 2012 in arrests (40 percent); vice crimes (43.
Vice crimes decreased 16 to nine, and motor vehicle crimes went from eight to two.
Also, vice crimes went from 39 in 2005 to nine in 2012.
Compared to five or six years ago, however, vice crimes are down 80 percent and overall crime by 60 percent, officials said.