web-stings

El Paso County, CO

El Paso County, Colorado has a population of approximately 840,000 residents, and is located south of Denver along Interstate 25.  Its population center is the city of Colorado Springs. Prostitution and sex trafficking are well documented in that city and throughout the county, and there have also been cases of local murderers specifically targeting prostituted […]

Beauregard Parish, LA

Beauregard Parish is located in western Louisiana, near the Texas border. The population is about  38,000. The parish seat is DeRidder, a city with a population of abut 11,000.  Prostitution and sex trafficking are well documented in the Parish, and among the efforts to address those crimes are operations seeking to arrest and punish sex […]

Muskingum County, OH

Muskingum County, Ohio has a population of about 86,000 and its county seat is the city of Zanesville.  It is located in central Ohio, about 70 miles east of Columbus on the Interstate 70 corridor. Police have fielded “continuous” complaints about prostitution from residents and businesses, and sex trafficking is known to occur in many […]

Solon, OH

Solon is a city of about 24,000 residents in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and is a suburb of Cleveland. It is part of Northeast Ohio’s combined Cleveland-Akron-Canton metropolitan area, the city population is about 23,000. Prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been well-documented in Solon and in nearby communities and unincorporated areas of Cuyahoga County. This activity […]

Sweetwater County, WY

Sweetwater County is located in southwestern Wyoming, abutting the northern borders of Colorado and Utah.  Its population is roughly 44,000, and its county seat is the city of Green River. By area, it is the largest county in Wyoming. Prostitution and sex trafficking are well-documented in the city of Rock Springs, Green River, and other […]

Union City, TN

Union City is a city located in Obion County, in northwestern Tennessee. Its population is roughly 10,000. Union City is the principal city of the surrounding micropolitan area, which includes Obion County TN and Fulton County, KY.  Sex trafficking and prostitution are documented problems in the city and surrounding areas, and to address them sex […]

Chesterfield, MO

Chesterfield is a city in St Charles County, Missouri, and is a western suburb of the city of St. Louis.   Its population is roughly 50,000. Prostitution and sex trafficking activity throughout St. Charles County – including the city of Chesterfield – have been well-documented.  Among the tactics used to address prostitution and sex trafficking are those […]

Lubbock County, TX

Lubbock County is located between Amarillo and Midland in northwest Texas., and has a population of about 310,000 – most of which live in the city of Lubbock (pop. 254,000).  Prostitution and sex trafficking activity have been documented in the city of Lubbock and in other areas of Lubbock County.  For example, in August 2013, five […]

Itasca County, MN

Itasca County is located in northern Minnesota, and its county seat and largest city is Grand Rapids, MN (pop. 11,000) and the county population is roughly 45,000. Prostitution and sex trafficking have been documented in the county.  For example, in February, 2019 two local men were arrested for trying to buy sex with minors.  Among […]

Mebane, NC

Mebane is a city located mostly in Alamance County, North Carolina, and partly in Orange County, North Carolina. Prostitution and sex trafficking are well-documented problems in the city.  For example, in 2019 the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office announced a major crackdown on human trafficking and prostitution resulting in the arrest of 28 people were arrested […]