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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Clark County, NV

Clark County is the most populous county in Nevada, with over 2.2 million residents.  The largest share of the population lives within Las Vegas (population of approximately 600,000), but the county also includes cities such as Henderson (population of over 300,000) and unincorporated areas.  The county has been identified by federal and local law enforcement […]

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 […]

Jefferson County, CO

Jefferson County, Colorado, has a population of approximately 575,000, making it the fourth-most populous county in Colorado. The county seat is Golden, and the most populous city is Lakewood.  It is located just southeast of Denver.   Prostitution and child sex trafficking have a well-documented presence in the county, and produce numerous additional problems. To combat consumer-level […]

Bossier Parish, LA

Bossier Parish is located in northwest Louisiana, in the Shreveport metropolitan area. The government seat is Bossier City.  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 law enforcement agencies from residents and businesses. Among the […]

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 […]

Allegheny County, PA

Allegheny County is in Western Pennsylvania, and contains Pittsburgh, the second-largest city in the state.  The county has experienced a wide array of problems associated with commercial sex, including the homicides of persons involved in selling sex (including 12 of which may have been serial homicides in the 1980s) and child sex trafficking. To curtail commercial sex sales in […]

Crow Wing County, MN

Crow Wing County is included in the Brainerd Micropolitan Statistical Area of Minnesota, and has a population of about 64,000. Its county seat is Brainerd, and the county also includes the communities of Baxter and Breezy Point.  Prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been well-documented in these cities and surrounding communities, and in unincorporated areas […]