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 […]

Jefferson County, AL

The government seat of Jefferson County is Birmingham, Alabama. Prostitution activity has been well-documented within the city, and throughout Jefferson County. This activity 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 are sex […]

Schenectady County, NY

Schenectady County is located about 20 miles northwest of Albany in upstate New York.  Its population is about 155,000, and its county seat is the city of Schenectady (with about 66,000 of the county’s residents). Street prostitution has been reported in Schenectady for over forty years, and in the early 1980s police had identified the […]

Erie County, PA

Erie County is a county located in Western Pennsylvania, on Lake Erie. It has a population of about 275,000, and the county seat is the city of Erie (the fourth largest city in Pennsylvania, with a population of approximately 100,000).  Documented cases of prostitution and sex trafficking in the county date back to the 1950s. […]

Beaver County, PA

Beaver County is located in the northwest suburbs of Pittsburgh in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. Its population is roughly 170,000, and the county seat is the city of Beaver. Other substantial citites and towns within the Western Pennsylvania county are Beaver Falls, Aliquippa, Center Township, Ambridge, and Monaca. Prostitution has been recognized as a local problem […]

Fulton County, GA

Fulton County is located in North-Central Georgia.  Its county seat and largest city is Atlanta, and other substantial cities within Fulton County include College Park, Johns Creek, and Alpharetta. Prostitution and sex trafficking are well-documented and present longstanding problems throughout the cities and unincorporated areas of Fulton County. For example, the County was one of […]

Passaic County, NJ

Passaic County, New Jersey is located just west of New York City and includes the cities of Passaic,  Paterson and Clifton. The county has a population of about 500,000.  Local residents and law enforcement officials have reported problems with prostitution in the cities and unincorporated areas of the county, both at street level and in […]

Kane County, IL

Kane County, Illinois has a population of over 530,000,making it the fifth-most populous county in the state. Its county seat is Geneva, and its largest city is Aurora (with over 200,000 residents).  The county is located about 40 miles West of Chicago, near Naperville.  Aurora is the second most populous city in Illinois, with city […]

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, […]