Green Bay, WI

Green Bay is a city in Brown County, Wisconsin. It is located at the southern end of Green Bay, an arm of Lake Michigan, and its population is approximately 107,000.¬†Prostitution and sex trafficking are well-documented problems in the city and surrounding areas. For example, in December, 2022, a Green Bay man was arrested on 11 […]

Lake Worth Beach, FL

Lake Worth Beach (formerly known as “Lake Worth”) is a city of approximately 39,000 residents, located in Palm Beach County, about 15 minutes south of West Palm Beach,¬†Florida. Prostitution is a persistent and visible problem in the area for decades, generating many complaints to law enforcement agencies. In a recent example from December, 2022, a […]

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 […]

Powell, OH

Powell is a city of about 14,300 residents in Delaware County, Ohio, located 14 miles north of the state capital of Columbus. Prostitution and sex trafficking have been documented in the city and surrounding county, resulting in complaints to law enforcement. There has also been child sexual exploitation and an incident involving a local man […]

Solano County, CA

Solano County is located in Northern California, roughly midway between San Francisco and Sacramento. The county is home to the Travis Air Force Base, and includes the cities of Vallejo, Vacaville, Fairfield, Roseville, and Rockville. These communities and other areas of the county have reported problems with both street- and web-based prostitution, and associated sex […]

Shorter, AL

Shorter is a town of about 350 residents in Macon County, AL. Macon County is located in the east central part of the state, and county seat is Tuskegee. The town of Shorter lies about midway between Tuskegee and Montgomery, AL. Instances of prostitution have been documented in the city and surrounding areas. The Shorter […]

Martins Ferry, OH

Martins Ferry is a city of approximately 6,200 residents in Belmont County, Ohio, directly across the Ohio River from Wheeling, West Virginia. It is the largest city in Belmont County. Prostitution and sex trafficking have been well-documented problems in the city and surrounding Belmont County and the Wheeling metro region for years. For example, in […]

Stark County, OH

Stark County is a county in northeastern Ohio with a population of approximately 374,000 residents. Its county seat is Canton. Prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been well-documented within the county and in its unincorporated areas. This activity and the problems and ancillary crimes it generates result in complaints to law enforcement agencies from residents […]

Sarasota County, FL

Sarasota County is located in Southwest Florida on the Gulf Coast with a population of approximately 433,000 residents. Its county seat is the city of Sarasota, and its largest city is North Port. Prostitution and sex trafficking have been identified by law enforcement as substantial problems in the city, and residents have complained to police […]

Napa, CA

The city of Napa is the largest municipality in Napa County, with a population of about 79,000. It is located north of San Pablo Bay in northern California. Prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been well-documented in the city of Napa and surrounding communities, and in unincorporated areas of Napa County. This activity and the […]