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vice squad

a police division to which is assigned the enforcement of gaming and prostitution laws
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But when Mr Glen, then an inspector with the Vice Squad in London's West End, tried to obtain an arrest warrant, the late Chief Supt Neil Diver told him to drop the case because 'it would cause political upheaval.'.
"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.
Vice squad officers watched as a 'steady stream' of largely single men called round to part with pounds 150 for an hour's pleasure, featuring almost every sexual activity in the dictionary.
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.
Vice squad officers from Scotland Yard inspected the exhibition before it opened to the public.
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. It was nasty.
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." They had issued a flyer protesting the vice squad's raid of the service provider's office.