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vice squad

a police division to which is assigned the enforcement of gaming and prostitution laws
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We have reached an agreement through our joint collaboration with the vice squad that (the investigation) will continue.
The former firebrand rock music writer, who scored a worldwide hit with the multi-millionselling novel Man and Boy, said: "It was when I was embedded with The Vice Squad in the Met (Metropolitan Police).
Vice squad officers subsequently arrested six others as part of their investigation into the second-floor operation.
Vice Squad was formed in 1978 with an initial line-up of Beki Bondage (vocals), Dave Bateman (guitar), Mark Hambly (bass guitar) and Shane Baldwin (drums).
The Vice Squad were an arresting sight in all departments.
Unexpectedly thrust in the center of a lethal conflict between dirty cops, he tries to help Vice squad member Laura Bulloch stay alive.
Vice squad police get about 50 complaints about psychics a year, with victims losing pounds 3500 on average but the true number of scams is not known.
Margaret MacDonald, 43, was held after undercover vice squad detectives raided her pounds 800-a-night hotel suite.
In the waning of our career, the Weavers were followed down the street, accosted onstage by drunken "patriots," warned by friendly hotel employees to keep the door open if we rehearsed in anyone's room so as not to become targets for the vice squad.
Vice squad officers and council officials yesterday refused to grant a licence for Britain's biggest erotic festival until one of the stage routines was toned down.
In Lebanon the manager of an Internet service provider for a gay Web site and the director of a Lebanese human rights organization were recently arraigned before a military court and charged with "tarnishing the reputation of the vice squad.
At the end of the lecture, I was promptly arrested by members of the vice squad of the Boston police department and charged with two felonies: publicly exhibiting birth control and abortion devices, and giving away a single condom and package of contraceptive foam to a nineteen-year-old, unmarried female student.