Child Prostitution Crimes
Colorado Child Prostitution-Related Crimes
The following crimes are all related to sexual contact with children, and child prostitution in Denver and across our state. Any part of the child prostitution process is criminalized much more severely than adult prostitution. For these crimes, a child is defined as anyone less than 18 years of age.
Soliciting For Child Prostitution, C.R.S. 18-7-402
This crime involves the solicitation of anyone, adult or child, for sex with a child. It can also include arranging a meeting with a child for sexual purposes or directing someone to a place where they can find a child involved in prostitution across Adams County and all Colorado. This felony is a class 3.
Pandering Of A Child, C.R.S. 18-7-403
Pandering in Douglas County involves any conduct for money, to forcibly induce a child to participate in prostitution, whether by intimidation or threats. This crime can be a class 2 or class 3 felony.
Procurement Of A Child, C.R.S. 18-7-403.5
Procuring a child in Arapahoe County involves helping make a child available for prostitution by giving them a ride or other means. This class three felony can result in a long-term sentence to the Colorado Department of Corrections.
Keeping A Place Of Child Prostitution, C.R.S. 18-7-404
People are charged with this class 3 felony in Jefferson County when they are said to have made a building or secluded place available for prostitution by a child.
Pimping Of A Child, C.R.S. 18-7-405
When someone lives off proceeds of Child Prostitution, in whole or in part (receives any money or thing of value), they can be charged with this class 3 felony.
Inducement Of Child Prostitution, C.R.S. 18-7-405.5
Any person who by word or action, other than by Pandering, induces a child to engage in an act which is prostitution by a child in Lakewood or Golden, commits inducement of child prostitution. It is a class 3 felony.
Patronizing A Prostituted Child, C.R.S. 18-7-406
Any person who engages with a child in an act of sex for money, or who is present in a place of prostitution to have sex with a child in Aurora or Centennial, can be charged with patronizing, a class 3 felony.
Upon conviction, if a person holds a license to teach, or is a current or former teacher, the court must notify the Colorado Department of Education. As expected, this would immediately place such a license in jeopardy. Penalties include extensive sentences to the Colorado Department of Corrections.
With any of these Child Prostitution crimes in Westminster or Northglenn, it is always essential that the person charged or contacted by police remain silent. Defense attorneys have special knowledge that they can use to get a case dismissed or greatly reduced if their client has remained silent. Next, call the best Colorado Child Prostitution lawyers at 303-731-0719. Together, we can protect your future.