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Dozen Men Arrested Utica, N.Y., Police Park Sex Sting

By Steve Weinstein | Jun 26
Responding to complaints, undercover police said they were accosted by men for sex in a park in upstate New York. A dozen men were arrested, with local media publishing their names, addresses & photos despite their not being convicted.

Grand Jury Declines Charges in NJ Sex Sting Killing

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 29
There will be no charges brought against a New Jersey police officer who shot and killed an unarmed man in a park last year, allegedly after the man tried to attack the officer during a sex sting.

Calif. Police Department Responds to Undercover Decoy Controversy

By Megan Barnes | Apr 12
Responding to concerns over the reported use of undercover decoys to curb lewd conduct in public restrooms, officials with the Long Beach Police Department sat down with EDGE to discuss the controversy.

Undercover Decoys Targeting Calif. Gay Men?

By Megan Barnes | Mar 17
The recent arrests of men in Berkeley, Bakersfield and Anaheim have reignited the debate over police departments using undercover decoys to curb lewd behavior in public restrooms.

LAPD Arresting Men Cruising in Parks

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 16
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is "cracking down" on public sex in a number of the city’s parks. Officials say that many of those arrested for lewd conduct are married Hispanic men who identify as straight.

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