SuperBowl is an exciting time for American culture. This weekend, law enforcement and advocates for the prevention of human trafficking will be working hard to step-up prevention and enforcement of the laws to end human trafficking. See these links for more information:
Super Bowl Is Largest Weekend in US Prostitution, Advocates Say
Human Trafficking and the Super Bowl
Advanced Techniques in Human Trafficking Investigations and Task Force Concepts
The International Association of Human Trafficking Investigators will be hosting its 2nd Annual Training Conference May 30-31, 2013 at the Sheraton Sand Key in Clearwater, Florida. This training is for Law Enforcement, Child Protection Services Investigators, Prosecutors, Code Enforcement Investigators, Probation Officers, Corrections staff and any state or federal agency that provides support to Human Trafficking Investigations.
Directory of Training and Technical Assistance Resources for Anti-Human Trafficking Task Forces and Service Providers. The directory, developed by the Office for Victims of Crime and the Bureau of Justice Assistance, is an excellent resource for practitioners and task forces seeking to expand and enhance their knowledge of anti-human trafficking practices.
The ATEST FY13 Guide to Anti-Slavery Funding is now available online.
Human Trafficking – Slavery in the 21st Century
March 15, 2012 - Watch our web broadcast as our expert panel addresses this international issue that affects close to 27 million people in 161 countries.
Identifying Indicators of Human Trafficing
Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center training on identifying and protecting victims of human trafficking and initiating human trafficking investigations. The training is available only to law enforcement officials with an account with the Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS).
Lawyer's Manual on Human Trafficking: Pursuing Justice for Victims (PDF Book)
Edited by Jill Laurie Goodman and Dorchen A. Leidholdt (2011). The Lawyer's Manual on Human Trafficking is part of the effort to create that cadre of informed activists. Its chapters describe the nature of sex and labor trafficking. It addresses the legal remedies at the disposal of prosecutors, lawyers defending victims on criminal charges, and family law practitioners, government benefits experts, and immigration advocates helping victims to rebuild their lives. It explores the relation of trafficking laws to other social justice concerns, such as labor exploitation and domestic violence, and it spotlights particular groups of victims, such as male sex trafficking victims and children exploited in the commercial sex industry.
Web Based Human Trafficking Course
As part of the DHS Blue Campaign to combat human trafficking, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) developed a web-based human trafficking training course that teaches state, local, campus, and tribal law enforcement officers how to recognize human trafficking encountered during routine duties, how to protect victims, and how to initiate human trafficking investigations. For more information, please click on the links.
Human Trafficking Training - Register Now!
This tuition-free training is provided in partnership with various RCPI institutes and BJA.
Individuals can contact RCPI for registration information. Law enforcement agencies can register directly with the training center.
Department of Justice Announces Human Trafficking Enforcement Initiative
The Departments of Justice, Homeland Security and Labor announced the launch of a nationwide Human Trafficking Enhanced Enforcement Initiative designed to streamline federal criminal investigations and prosecutions of human trafficking offenses.
State Department Briefing on Human Trafficking | C-SPAN
Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, Luis C. deBaca spoke to reporters at the State Department about the U.S. Government's new interagency initiatives to combat trafficking in persons and responded to questions.
Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force Strategy and Operations Guide
Developed in partnership by the Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), this e-Guide is a resource for both established and new Task Forces.
Tampa Bay “Community Campaign Against Human Trafficking” - PDF
Join the campaign as participant in one or more of the
Campaign’s Focus Groups for your area of Pinellas, Hillsborough or Pasco Counties.
International Association of Human Trafficking Investigators
Provides information to human trafficking investigators and non-governmental organizations on conducting successful investigations, prosecutions and placement for the victims they rescue.
Learn. Look. Report. PSA for human trafficking awareness
Videos - Bureau of Justice Assistance, Human Trafficking Florida and SPC.