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Law Enforcement and Legislation: “Patronize” and “Solicit” are Two Words That Make a World of Difference

By Terri Galvan, adjunct faculty at American Public University System

Can the words “patronize” and “solicit” make a difference in the fight against sex-trafficking? The current sponsors of HR 2805 think so.

As it stands, a person must recruit, entice, harbor, transport, provide, obtain or maintain another human being to meet the definition of a sex-trafficker.

Myth vs. Fact: A Wake-Up Call about Human Trafficking

By Dave Malone On June 6-8, Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen hosted the 2012 Attorney General's Summit on Public Safety in Wisconsin Dells, WI, concentrating on the issue of human trafficking. The presentations made at the summit served as a loud “wake-up call” to most of the law enforcement personnel in attendance. As a police officer, what is your level of understanding about human trafficking? Ask yourself if you have accepted some of the following myths.