Police: Saving Face

Nudity in magazines, on the stage and in the movies has become a vexatious issue for just about everybody.

For the Houston police force, however, the problem recently assumed particular urgency. It seems that a number of women were asked to identify an exhibitionist. His usual modus operandi was to appear unclad in an apartment corridor, punch a doorbell, stand there grinning when a woman answered—and then run. When a suspect was captured, some of the victims protested that they might not be able to recognize him in the line-up with clothes on. Deciding that it would be unfair to the...

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