The Sunnydale High school board and the police department also appeared to be aware of the supernatural goings-on in Sunnydale, and often covered up vampire and demon attacks under order from the mayor, Richard Wilkins. government was also aware of the existence of the supernatural to some extent, and even built special units specifically meant for hunting them.
Throughout most of history, the majority of humans remained ignorant or in denial of the existence of vampires, which notable exceptions including the Watchers Council, Slayers, and certain vampire hunters like Daniel Holtz and Charles Gunn.Additionally, there was a vampire brothel in Sunnydale where humans could pay vampires to feed on them to get a rush from blood loss.Riley Finn made regular visits there until it was burned down by Buffy Summers in retribution.His behavior was remarkably similar to that of zompires (vampires who had been sired in a world void of magic).
A vampire's demon core had no personality of its own.
Killing some, mixing their blood with others to make more of their kind." A contemporary of Maloker, the Old One Illyria, stated that she had been familiar with vampires in her time, and that they already existed before the Old Ones were driven from Earth.