Mayor: New York City police to stop seizing sex workers' condoms as evidence of prostitution

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: May 12, 2014 - 4:25 PM

NEW YORK — The New York Police Department will no longer confiscate unused condoms from suspected sex workers to be used as evidence of prostitution, ending a longstanding practice that had been criticized by civil rights groups for undermining efforts to combat AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections.

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