Last updated on: 8/22/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Wade Lieseke Biography

Title:
Former Sheriff of Nye County, Nevada
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

“I’ve been here 20 years and we’ve never had any kind of problems with the brothels… Now, if we outlaw it, that’s going to create a lot of work because I can guarantee you once you outlaw it, it will become an illegal activity.”

“Brothel Battle” The View newspaper, June 20, 2000

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Sheriff, Nye County, Nevada, 1990-2002
  • Former Gunner, U.S. Army
  • National Service Medal, U.S. Army
  • Vietnam Service, U.S. Army
  • Vietnam Campaign, U.S. Army
  • Army Commendation, U.S. Army
  • Air Medal, U.S. Army
  • Purple Heart, U.S. Army
  • Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with a Palm Leaf,
  • Government of South Vietnam
Education:
  • None found
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Should Prostitution Be Legal in Licensed Places like Brothels?