Exploring Private Investigators’ Ability for Human Trafficking Investigations

Presenter Charles Hounmenou University/Organization University of Illinois at Chicago Abstract This presentation shows that private investigators (PIs) have the potential to supplement law enforcement’s efforts to investigate human trafficking cases. A mixed method design, including survey and interview methods, was used to examine not only the work experience of PIs in human trafficking investigations, but […]

Disrupting Illicit Massage Businesses IMB

This presentation is based upon a 2021 report on illicit massage businesses (IMBs) and human trafficking in Ohio. Additional research has been conducted and the report’s findings have been adapted to the context of Colorado. Anthony “Tony” Talbott will present an overview of illicit massage businesses (IMBs) and provide detailed policy recommendations aimed at reducing commercial […]