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 […]

Sequoyah County, OK

Sequoyah County is located in eastern Oklahoma, near Fort Smith, Arkansas.Its population is roughly 42,000. The county seat is Sallisaw, and other noteworthy cities include Roland (a city of roughly 3,700 residents). Prostitution activity have been well-documented in the communities and unincorporated areas of the county.  This activity and the problems and ancillary crimes it […]

Le Flore County, OK

Le Flore County is located in eastern Oklahoma, along the Arkansas border, and has a population of about 50,000.  It also has well-documented problems with prostitution and sex trafficking.  Although activity in the county appear relatively limited, law enforcement agencies have in recent years reported an increase in commercial sex activity in and around the […]

Grand Forks County, ND

Grand Forks County is located in eastern North Dakota, and has a population of about 70,000.  Its county seat and largest city is Grand Forks (with about 50,000 residents).  Prostitution and sex trafficking are well-documented in the city and surrounding areas, dating back to the late 1800s during the building of railroads.  Recently, prostitution has […]

Tom Green County, TX

Tom Green County is located in west-central Texas, and its largest city is San Angelo.  Prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been documented in the city and throughout the county, and several responses by law enforcement have occurred that focused on combating demand for commercial sex.  For example, in June 2014, local media outlets reported […]

Merrill, WI

Merrill is a city of about 9,000 residents, and serves as county seat of Lincoln County, Wisconsin. Prostitution activity has been well-documented in the city and surrounding communities, and in unincorporated areas of Lincoln County. This activity and the problems and ancillary crimes it generates results in complaints to law enforcement agencies from residents and […]

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 […]

Blaine, MN

Blaine is a city in Anoka and Ramsey counties in the State of Minnesota. The population was about 65,000 in a 2017 census estimate. The city is located mainly in Anoka County, and is part of the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan area.  Prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been well-documented in the communities and unincorporated areas […]

Anoka County, MN

Anoka County is the fourth-most-populous county in Minnesota, with a population of over 350,000. The county seat is the city of Anoka, and the largest city within the county is Blaine.  Prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been well-documented in the communities and unincorporated areas of the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul metro region, including within Anoka […]

Lyon County, MN

Lyon County is located in southwest Minnesota, and prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been well-documented in the communities and unincorporated areas of the county.  Among the more serious crimes associated with the local commercial sex market is child sex trafficking. Consumer level demand provides the revenue stream for all prostitution and sex trafficking, and […]