Cerro Gordo County, IA

Cerro Gordo County is located in northern Iowa, and has a population of about 43,000.  Its county seat is Mason City  (with about 28,000 residents) and its other communities include Clear Lake (a city of about 7,800).  Prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been well-documented in the city and surrounding communities, and in unincorporated areas […]

Maui, HI

Maui is the largest island and the population center of Maui County, Hawaii.  The Maui County Police Department has staged demand-reduction operations from undisclosed locations within the city, and in other areas of Maui County. Following their arrests, sex buyers have had their identities publicized in press.  For example, in October, 2019, thirteen men were […]

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 […]

Springfield Township, OH

Springfield Township is one of the twelve townships within Hamilton County, Ohio. It is located in the Cincinnati metro area in southern Ohio, and its population is roughly 36,000. Prostitution activity has been well-documented in the city and surrounding communities, and in unincorporated areas of Hamilton County.  Consumer-level demand provides the revenue stream for all […]

Reno County, KS

Reno County is located in central Kansas, to the northwest of Wichita.  It has a population of approximately 62,000, and the city of Hutchinson (pop. approximately 40,000) serves as the county seat. Prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been well-documented within Reno County. This activity and the problems and ancillary crimes it generates results in […]

Hutchinson, KS

Hutchinson is a city of about 40,000 residents that serves as the county seat in Reno County, Kansas.  Prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been well-documented in the city and surrounding communities, and in unincorporated areas of Reno County. This activity and the problems and ancillary crimes it generates results in complaints to law enforcement […]

Pismo Beach, CA

Pismo Beach is a city of approximately 8,000 residents, located in southern San Luis Obispo County, California. Prostitution activity has been well-documented in the city and surrounding communities, and in unincorporated areas of the county. This activity and the problems and ancillary crimes it generates results in complaints to law enforcement agencies from residents and […]

Perkins, OK

Perkins is a city of about 2,800 residents located in southern Payne County, Oklahoma. It is in north-central Oklahoma, situated along the Interstate 35 corridor and about equidistant from Oklahoma City and Tulsa.  Prostitution and sex trafficking are known to occur in the town and throughout Payne County, and generate complaints to police and a […]

Yuma County, AZ

Yuma County is in the southwest corner of Arizona, and prostitution and sex trafficking activity in the county and surrounding areas are well-documented. For example, in 2011 three women were arrested for allegedly running a prostitution ring out of a local massage parlor. Federal and local agents raided the business after receiving complaints about prostitution. […]

Opelika, AL

Opelika is a city of about 30,000 residents that serves as the county seat of Lee County, Alabama. It is a principal city of the Auburn-Opelika Metropolitan Area, and is located in the eastern part of the state. Prostitution activity has been well-documented in the city and surrounding communities, and in unincorporated areas of Lee […]