Effective Strategies to Investigate and Prosecute Labor Trafficking in the United States (Aug 2019)

Wednesday Aug 21, 2019 - 08:00am CDT to Friday Aug 23, 2019 - 12:00pm CDT
Event Description: 

This two-and-a-half-day training, sponsored by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and AEquitas: The Prosecutors’ Resource on Violence Against Women and funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), is designed to prepare participants to identify, investigate, and prosecute labor trafficking crimes.

This course will enable investigators and prosecutors to proactively identify victims of labor trafficking and effectively investigate and prosecute offenders using best practices and a trauma-centered approach.

Topics covered include:

  • Prevalence and venues of labor trafficking;
  • Trauma-informed interviewing;
  • Proactive investigation and prosecution strategies for cases of labor trafficking;
  • Immigration relief for victims of labor trafficking; and
  • Language access and working with interpreter.

Who Should Attend:

This training course is targeted to law enforcement investigators; federal, local, and tribal human trafficking investigators; BJA-funded Human Trafficking Task Force members; federal and local prosecutors; and crime analysts.

Registration/Workshop Information:

  • The training is offered at no cost to participants.
  • Participants are responsible for their own food, travel, lodging, and incidentals.
  • Onsite check-in will begin at 8:00 a.m. CT on Wednesday, August 21, 2019.

The registration deadline is August 9, 2019.

Maryland Heights Police Department
11911 Dorsett Road
Maryland Heights, MO 63043
United States
Space Available: 
Maryland Heights Police Department (70 participants)
Organizer Information
Event POC: 
Quauhtli Olivieri
Event POC Email: 
Event POC Phone: 
(703) 647-6825