Gregg County, TX

Gregg County is a county located in eastern Texas, and has a population of roughly 124,000. Its county seat is the city of Longview, which has approximately 80,000 residents. Containing the intersection of Interstate 20, Route 80, and Route 259, the county has been a site of widespread prostitution for decades, generating numerous complaints to […]

Butler County, PA

Butler County, Pennsylvania is located in western Pennsylvania, along I-81, described as “an artery  for drug and sex trafficking.”  R and visitors have reported prostitution and sex trafficking in and around the area’s truck stops for many years. In 2004, local truck stop representatives joined local law enforcement agencies to announce increased enforcement to combat […]

Troy, MI

Troy is a city in Oakland County, Michigan. Its population is roughly 80,000. It is within the metropolitan Detroit area and located about 6 miles northwest of that city.  Prostitution and sex trafficking have been identified as problems in the city for years, and generates complaints to police. In a recent example, in describing a […]

Oakland County, MI

Oakland County, Michigan is situated to the northwest of Detroit and is part of the greater metropolitan Detroit area. Its population is roughly 1,200,000, making it the second-most populous county in Michigan, behind neighboring Wayne County. The county seat is the city of Pontiac (which has a population of about 67,000). Prostitution has been identified […]

Lucas County, OH

Lucas County is located in Ohio and bordered on the east by Lake Erie, and on the southeast by the Maumee River. Its population is about 430,000, and its county seat is Toledo (a city of approximately 300,000 residents. Prostitution and sex trafficking have been identified by law enforcement as substantial problems in the county, […]

Cleveland, TN

Cleveland, Tennessee is the largest city in Bradley County and is located in the southeastern portion of the state.  Prostitution activity has been well-documented in Cleveland and throughout the county. This activity and the problems and ancillary crimes it generates results in complaints to law enforcement agencies from residents and businesses. Among the more serious […]

Bradley County, TN

Bradley County is located in the southeastern portion of Tennessee. Its population is roughly 100,000, and its county seat is the city of Cleveland, TN. Prostitution activity has been well-documented in Cleveland and throughout the county. This activity and the problems and ancillary crimes it generates results in complaints to law enforcement agencies from residents […]

Union, SC

Union is a city of approximately 8,000 residents, located in Union County, South Carolina. 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 businesses. Among the […]

Northampton County, PA

Northampton County, Pennsylvania is located in the Lehigh Valley area, and has a population of about 300,000.  The county seat is the city of Easton, and other substantial cities and townships include Bethlehem Township, Bethlehem, Palmer Township, Hanover Township  All of these communities have reported serious problems related to prostitution– particularly sex sales occurring at […]

Lafayette Parish, LA

Lafayette Parish is located an hour west of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  It has a population of roughly 240,000, and its government seat is the city of Lafayette.  Prostitution activity have been well-documented in the cities and surrounding areas of the parish. This activity and the problems and ancillary crimes it generates results in complaints to […]