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(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The St. Joseph Police Department with the assistance of Break Every Chain Coalition conducted a special operation Friday night to address the demand for prostitution within the community.
During Friday's operation, a total of six people were arrested. The operation was conducted in the area of U.S. 169 Highway and I-29.
The six arrests were made for a city ordinance violation of patronizing prostitution.
One investigation arrest was made for various charges.
In a statement, the police department says they are continuing its efforts to address crimes with potential implications of human trafficking.