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 […]

Napa, CA

The city of Napa is the largest municipality in Napa County, with a population of about 80,000.  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 […]

Cecil County, MD

Cecil County, Maryland has a population of roughly 100,000, and its county seat is the city of Elkton (with roughly 15,000 residents).  Local prostitution activity generates numerous complaints to police, and these complaints play a role in police devoting the resources to prostitution operations. Sex trafficking is also known to occur in the area.  For […]

Lehigh County, PA

Lehigh County is located in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania. Its population is about 370,000, and its county seat is Allentown, the state’s third-largest city behind Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Prostitution activity have been well-documented in the communities and unincorporated areas of the county, for decades. This activity and the problems and ancillary crimes it […]

Contra Costa County, CA

Contra Costa County occupies the northern portion of the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, California.  It is primarily suburban, and has a population of about 1,200,000. The county seat is Martinez. Commercial sex activity has been well-documented in the communities, and in unincorporated areas of the county. This activity and the problems […]

Alameda County, CA

Alameda County is included in the San Francisco Bay Area, occupying much of the East Bay region in Northern California.   The county’s population is about 1,650,000, and the county seat is the city of Oakland. Prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been well-documented throughout the county for decades. While there are areas of affluence, […]

Napa County, CA

Napa County is located north of San Pablo Bay in northern California. As of 2017 the population was about 141,000. The city of Napa is the largest municipality in the county. 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 […]

Rock County, WI

Prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been well-documented in the communities and unincorporated areas of Rock County, WI.  This activity and the problems and ancillary crimes it generates results in complaints to law enforcement agencies from residents and businesses. For example, in May, 2015, three women and one man were arrested in connection with a […]

Elkton, MD

Elkton is a town of roughly 15,000 residents in Cecil County, Maryland. Local prostitution activity generates numerous complaints to police, and these complaints play a role in police devoting the resources to prostitution operations. Sex trafficking is also known to occur in the area.  For example, in 2016 an Elkton man was charged with human […]

Douglas County, NE

Douglas County contains over one-fourth of the Nebraska’s residents (550,000), most living in Omaha (population 447,000), the county seat and the state’s largest city. The county also includes unincorporated areas and smaller cities and towns, such as Ralston, Bennington, and Waterloo.  Since prostitution and sex trafficking operations cross jurisdictional boundaries, many of the law enforcement […]