Fowlerville, MI

Fowlerville is a village in Livingston County, in southeastern Michigan. Its population is roughly 3,000.  Prostitution activity has been well-documented within Livingston County, and the problems and ancillary crimes it generates results in complaints to law enforcement agencies from residents and businesses. Among the more serious crimes associated with the local commercial sex market is sex […]

Mecklenburg County, VA

Mecklenburg County, Virginia, has a population of approximately 30,000. Its government seat is the city of Boydton. Prostitution activity has been well-documented within the county, and the problems and ancillary crimes it generates result in complaints to law enforcement agencies from residents and businesses. For example, in August 2006, Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office officials arrested […]

Assumption, IL

Assumption is a city in central Illinois (within Christian County) that has a population of about 1,200. Consumer level demand provides the revenue stream for all prostitution and sex trafficking, and has been targeted by local agencies.  A law enforcement respondent to the 2021 National Assessment Survey reported that demand reduction tactics have been used in […]

Clark County, IN

Clark County, Indiana is located directly across the Ohio River from Louisville, Kentucky. At the 2020 census, its population was approximately 121,000. The county seat is Jeffersonville, and other noteworthy communities include Sellersburg and Clarksville.  Clark County is part of the Louisville/Jefferson County, KY–IN Metropolitan Statistical Area. Prostitution activity has been well-documented throughout the county. […]

Warren County, VA

Warren County, Virginia is within the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area and has a population of approximately 410,000 residents. The county seat is the city of Front Royal, VA. Prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been well-documented in that city and throughout Warren County.  This activity and the problems and ancillary crimes it generates results […]

Elwood, NY

Elwood is a census-designated place in the Town of Huntington in Suffolk County, on Long Island, New York. Its population is approximately  11,600.  The county has been known as the site of relatively larges scale, organized international prostitution or “escort” rings, as well as low-level local and regional operations facilitated initially by Craigslist and Backpage […]

Furnas County, NE

Furnas County, Nebraska has a population of roughly 4,800. Its county seat is Beaver City. Prostitution activity has been well-documented in the city and surrounding communities, and in other 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 […]

Pottawattamie County, IA

Pottawattamie County has about 93,000 residents and is located on Iowa’s western border, near Omaha, Nebraska. Its county seat is Council Bluffs.  Complaints from residents about prostitution date back to the 1870s. More recently, there have been multiple documented cases of sex trafficking (of both adults and minors) occurring within the county, as well as […]

Hamilton County, TN

Hamilton County is a located in in the southern part of East Tennessee, on the border with Georgia and situated along the Tennessee River.  Its population is roughly 367,000 making it the fourth-most populous county in Tennessee. The county seat and population center is the city of Chattanooga. Other noteworthy communities within the county include […]

Berrien County, MI

Berrien County is a county of about 154,000 residents in the southwestern corner of Michigan, located on the shores of Lake Michigan and bordering Indiana. The county seat is St. Joseph. Prostitution and sex trafficking have been well-documented in the county, resulting in complaints to law enforcement from residents and businesses. Drugs have been connected […]