The International Association of Chiefs of Police is hosting a webinar, The State of Modern Slavery in the US: Trends and Tools for Law Enforcement and Victim Service Providers. The session will be held March 14th at 3pm ET. From the announcement:
What does human trafficking look like in your jurisdiction and what is your agency doing to combat it? Who do you partner with to identify victims, refer them to needed services, and investigate and prosecute traffickers? On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, from 3:00 to 4:30 PM ET, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will host a webinar for law enforcement and victim service providers to explore the 25 most common human trafficking business models in the U.S. identified by the National Human Trafficking Hotline. A panel of presenters will share resources and strategies for law enforcement and victim service providers to collaborate with the Hotline on human trafficking cases.
This webinar aims to:
-Increase awareness of human trafficking business models and typologies in the U.S.
-Enhance the capacity of law enforcement and victim service providers to identify victims and investigate cases through collaboration with the -National Human Trafficking Hotline and Polaris’s Disruption Strategies team
-Deliver practical resources to aid jurisdictions in disrupting human trafficking operations across the country
-Provide the opportunity to connect with National Human Trafficking -Hotline staff and Polaris’s Disruption Strategies team to obtain essential information to combat human trafficking
Elizabeth Gerrior, Data Quality & Reports Manager, Polaris
Sam Gillis, Case Analyst, National Human Trafficking Hotline, Polaris
Rochelle Keyhan, Director of Disruption Strategies, Polaris
Grant Snyder, Sergeant, Minneapolis Police Department
Colleen Owens, Senior Research Associate, Urban Institute and John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Register for the webinar here.