Just perhaps not a play park. The term features in the Vagrancy Act and the Town Police Clauses Act - both of which are relied on to prosecute flashers, along with the common law offence of "outraging public decency". A Freedom of Information request, submitted last year, revealed specific guidelines, published in by the Association of Chief Police Officers Acpo on the policing of sex in public. How to spice up your sex life at a sex shop 1: You can follow Kerri Sackville on Twitter and Facebook. Yep, this is certainly taboo. Streakers are also protected, and should continue to be treated as a social nuisance rather than sexual offenders. The policy of the Association of Chief Police Officers ACPO is that arrests are a last resort and a more gradual approach should be taken in such circumstances. Now police across much of the UK take a softly-softly approach, writes Julie Bindel. Cruising was one way that - albeit with a fairly high level of risk of persecution - men could meet other men in a way they could not in ordinary life. In the United Kingdom public sex comes under laws related to voyeurism , exhibitionism or public displays of sexual behaviour, but public sex law enforcement remains ambiguous. Sites used exclusively by men - such as public toilets - have historically been policed differently to cruising and dogging sites, aided by a different set of legal rules. For centuries heterosexual couples have had sex in secluded spots, often referred to as "Lovers' Lanes", seeking privacy unavailable at home. Police action has often been triggered by public concern. Three of the top 12 fantasies for women included having sex in public with That's about to change. We are all utterly sick of them.