Prosecution of prostitution-related offenses, between January 1, 2012 and June 15, 2018

Melissa Gira Grant filed this request with the Queens District Attorney's Office of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.



From: Melissa Gira Grant

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

An account of prostitution-related offenses that were prosecuted by the Queens District Attorney's office between January 1, 2012 and June 15, 2018, to include any of the following charges:

Prostitution (230.00)
Unauthorized Practice (6512)
Unauthorized Use of a Professional Title (6513)
Loitering for Prostitution (240.37)
Sex Trafficking (230.36)
Patronizing a Person for Prostitution (230.06; 23.05; 230.04)
Aggravated Patronizing Of a Person for Prostitution (230.11; 230.12; 230.13)
Promoting Prostitution (230.20; 230.25; 230.30; 230.32)
Compelling Prostitution (230.33)

And for each prosecution:

- the charges faced by that defendant
- the offer
- the outcome (including ACD's and cases in which the defendant was referred to the human trafficking intervention court)
- the defendant's gender
- the defendant's race
- the defendant's ethnicity
- the defendant's age

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Melissa Gira Grant

From: Queens District Attorney's Office

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Queens District Attorney's Office

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.


Ms. Grant,
See attached response.


Anastasia Spanakos
Records Access Officer
Section Chief, FOIL and Document Production
Queens County District Attorney's Office


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