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    Victims of human trafficking are vulnerable human beings who have been subjected to severe physical and emotional coercion. Trafficking victims are usually in desperate need of assistance. They need to know that once they come in contact with social service providers and law enforcement, they are safe and will be protected.
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Human Trafficking Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada

Posted by yabastablog on September 13, 2007

Human Trafficking Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada

Dates: October 08, 2007 to October 10, 2007

Venue Information

Orleans Hotel and Casino
Las Vegas, Nevada

Event Details

Some of the topics for this conference will be

  • Prosecuting Traffickers;
  • Trafficking Investigations;
  • Pimp/Prostitute Subculture;
  • working with Victims.

Break out sessions will be available.

  • Assistant US Attorneys Chris Wilton and Erica MacDonald
  • Dr Sharon Cooper
  • Dr. Lois Lee-Founder Children of the Night
  • Det. Keith Haight- Los Angeles Police Dept
  • Sgt Vic Vigna-Las Metro Police Dept
  • Lt. Mary Petri San Francisco Police Dept

Please visit our site at www.teachcops.com for more conference information and registration.


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