Grayson, KY

Grayson is a city in – and the county seat of – Carter County, Kentucky, located along US Route 60 and Interstate 64 in the state’s northeastern region. Within the city limits, the population is approximately 4,000.  Prostitution and child sex trafficking has been documented in the Grayson area. At least one law enforcement operation […]

West Haven, UT

West Haven is located within Weber County, Utah, approximately 35 miles north of Salt Lake City and to the west of the Wasatch Mountains.  The city’s population is approximately 16,000 and the municipality was formed by merging the unincorporated communities of Kanesville and Wilson in 1991. In response to the growing risk of sexual predators […]

Sonora, KY

Sonora, Kentucky is a community of about 500 individuals, and is located within Hardin County near Interstate 65. The town itself is only about 1.4 square miles wide, and is included in the Elizabethtown, Kentucky Metropolitan Area. Over the years, Elizabethtown and surrounding areas have had cases of solicitation and prostitution, but Sonora has not […]

Cerro Gordo County, IA

Cerro Gordo County is located in northern Iowa, and has a population of about 43,000.  Its county seat is Mason City  (with about 28,000 residents) and its other communities include Clear Lake (a city of about 7,800).  Prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been well-documented in the city and surrounding communities, and in unincorporated areas […]

Maui, HI

Maui is the largest island and the population center of Maui County, Hawaii.  The Maui County Police Department has staged demand-reduction operations from undisclosed locations within the city, and in other areas of Maui County. Following their arrests, sex buyers have had their identities publicized in press.  For example, in October, 2019, thirteen men were […]

Peach County, GA

Peach County is located within the Macon metropolitan area of Georgia.  Its Government seat is the city of Fort Valley.  A wide range of problems and ancillary crimes associated with prostitution and sex trafficking have been documented in the county, and generate complaints to police from residents and businesses.  In May 2018, allegations surfaced about […]

Springfield Township, OH

Springfield Township is one of the twelve townships within Hamilton County, Ohio. It is located in the Cincinnati metro area in southern Ohio, and its population is roughly 36,000. Prostitution activity has been well-documented in the city and surrounding communities, and in unincorporated areas of Hamilton County.  Consumer-level demand provides the revenue stream for all […]

Reno County, KS

Reno County is located in central Kansas, to the northwest of Wichita.  It has a population of approximately 62,000, and the city of Hutchinson (pop. approximately 40,000) serves as the county seat. Prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been well-documented within Reno County. This activity and the problems and ancillary crimes it generates results in […]

Hutchinson, KS

Hutchinson is a city of about 40,000 residents that serves as the county seat in Reno County, Kansas.  Prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been well-documented in the city and surrounding communities, and in unincorporated areas of Reno County. This activity and the problems and ancillary crimes it generates results in complaints to law enforcement […]

Pismo Beach, CA

Pismo Beach is a city of approximately 8,000 residents, located in southern San Luis Obispo County, California. Prostitution activity has been well-documented in the city and surrounding communities, and in unincorporated areas of the county. This activity and the problems and ancillary crimes it generates results in complaints to law enforcement agencies from residents and […]