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Former University Alabama Vice President for Student Life Myron Papa resigned after being arrested on charges of harassment by prostitution Western Alabama Task Force to Combat Trafficking in Human Beings.
The Pope’s arrest was one of 15 cases agreed by the men pay for sex through an online application and were arrested after talking to an undercover officer at an agreed location, Scarlet and white reported.
“Today I have hard news. Vice President of Student Life Myron Pope has resigned from the university following his recent arrest, ”University of Alabama President Stuart R. Bell said Friday. “We understand that this news will be difficult for our community. I will appoint a temporary vice president of student life, and this person along with many department specialists will remain available to all of us. Please continue to take care of yourself and each other.”
Many media outlets report that the Pope was imprisoned in Tuscaloosa County on Thursday and released after posting a $ 1,000 bail. Dad is also a former Crimson Tide footballer, Birmingham News I say.
The names of other detainees are not named, but all 15 are accused of committing offenses in incitement to prostitution as a result of the bite. Some face additional criminal cases.
“If buyers were not looking for commercial sex services, sex trafficking would no longer be profitable. We hope that these transactions aimed at buyers will show that we take this very seriously. Our goal is to prevent the future exploitation of victims of trafficking. people who are or are being forced into prostitution, ”said Phil Simpson, captain of the West Alabama Anti-Trafficking Task Force, in a press release Saturday.
The Pope’s appointment to the last position at the university was announced in February 2020. news release.
He served as a member of the administrative staff of the University of Alabama, as the Director of Recruitment / Alternative Certification Programs from 1997 to 2000 and as a Clinical Associate Professor in the Administrative Program of Higher Education.