Arlington, TX

Arlington is a city within the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex (DFW) in the state of Texas. It is located within Tarrant County and has an estimated population of about 393,000 residents. Prostitution activity has been well-documented in the city and surrounding communities, and in other areas of the county. This activity and the problems and ancillary crimes […]

Annapolis, MD

Annapolis is a city of almost 40,000 residents located along the Chesapeake Bay, just south of Baltimore. It is the capital of Maryland and county seat of Anne Arundel County. It is home to the U.S. Naval Academy. Prostitution and child sex trafficking have been well documented problems in the city for at least five decades. […]

Anaheim, CA

Anaheim is a city of about 345,000 residents situated south of Los Angeles, CA, in Orange County, CA. Prostitution and sex trafficking are well-known problems in Anaheim and in surrounding communities. The city has developed a reputation as a city with a large commercial sex market, and has been identified by police and social services […]

Alexandria, VA

Alexandria is a city of approximately 150,000 residents, located just south of Washington in Virginia. The presence of prostitution and sex trafficking in the city has been extensively documented, and local residents have reported suspected commercial sex and trafficking to local law enforcement. A wide range of problems driven by the commercial sex market have […]

Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque is New Mexico’s largest city, with an estimated population of about 563,000 residents. It is located in the high desert of north-central New Mexico, along the Rio-Grande, and serves as the county seat of Bernalillo County. The city and greater county area have well-documented problems with prostitution and sex trafficking, including child sex trafficking […]

Akron, OH

Akron is a city of approximately 190,000 residents, located south of Cleveland in Summit County, Ohio. Situated at the crossroads of Interstate 76 and 77, the city has struggled with chronic prostitution and sex trafficking activity along major roadways for decades. Prostitution activity has been well-documented in the city and surrounding communities, and in throughout both […]

Abilene, TX

Abilene is a city located in west central Texas in Taylor County, with a population of about 125,000. Among the problems associated with local commercial sex are assaults on prostituted persons. For example, in 2010 a teen-aged male pleaded guilty to raping a prostituted woman, and a 2017 case involved child sex trafficking and sexual […]