Rockdale County, GA

Rockdale County, Georgia is located about 25 miles east of Atlanta, and its county seat is the city of Conyers.  A number of problems associated with local prostitution have been documented, including a case of child endangerment involving young children, rape, robbery, kidnapping, assault, and human trafficking charges related to the commercial sex market in […]

Lafayette Parish, LA

Lafayette Parish is located an hour west of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  It has a population of roughly 240,000, and its government seat is the city of Lafayette.  Prostitution activity have been well-documented in the cities and surrounding areas of the parish. This activity and the problems and ancillary crimes it generates results in complaints to […]

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 […]

Crow Wing County, MN

Crow Wing County is included in the Brainerd Micropolitan Statistical Area of Minnesota, and has a population of about 64,000. Its county seat is Brainerd, and the county also includes the communities of Baxter and Breezy Point.  Prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been well-documented in these cities and surrounding communities, and in unincorporated areas […]

Multnomah County, OR

Multnomah County is one of 36 counties in Oregon, and as of the 2017 United States Census estimate, the county’s population was over 800,000. Its county seat, Portland, is the state’s largest city. Prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been well-documented in the city of Portland and surrounding communities, and in unincorporated areas of Multnomah […]

Milwaukee County, WI

Milwaukee County is the most populous county in Wisconsin and the 45th most populous in the United States, with a population of approximately one million. Over half of the population (595,000) reside in the city of Milwaukee, which abuts Lake Michigan.  The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office often collaborates with municipal Police Departments, including Glendale, Wauwatosa, […]

Marion County, IN

Marion County is located in central Indiana, and has a population of about 940,000. The county seat is Indianapolis, the state’s capital and largest city. County and Indianapolis residents, businesses, police, and others have recognized the area’s substantial prostitution problem for decades, and links between commercial sex and other crimes, including sex trafficking of children […]

Elk Grove, CA

Elk Grove is a city of approximately 170,000 residents in Sacramento County, California, located just south of the state capital of Sacramento. Prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been well-documented in the city and surrounding communities, and in unincorporated areas of Sacramento county.  This activity and the problems and ancillary crimes it generates results in […]

La Follette, TN

La Follette is a city of approximately 7,000 residents, located in Campbell County, in the North-Central portion of Tennessee, north of Knoxville and near the Interstate 75 corridor. Prostitution activity has been well-documented in the city, and generates numerous complaints to law enforcement agencies from residents and businesses. For example, in August 2018, the La Follette […]

Wilkes-Barre, PA

Wilkes Barre is a small city in central Pennsylvania that was a stop on a domestic sex trafficking circuit in the 1970s and 1980s.  The “pimp circuit,” as it was then called, ran along highway corridors in central Pennsylvania (e.g., Allentown, Reading, Harrisburg, Scranton) and upstate New York (Schenectady, Albany, Buffalo).  Like in most cities, […]