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Trafficking in Persons: Victims, Offenders and, the Justice System

This is a guide to resources used to inform and educate those working in the justice system with trafficking victims, offenders and, law enforcement.

Federal, State & Local Government Initiatives

Trafficking Resources & Information in Cuyahoga County, Ohio  --

Christopher Harris, Human Trafficking:  What you Need to Know, 2018.

Collaborative to End Human Trafficking 

Renee Jones Empowerment Center & The Northeast Ohio Human Trafficking Law Clinic.,  Non-profit.  



Trafficking, Ohio --

Governor's Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force, Governor's Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force Report, Ohio Department of Public Safety, Columbus, Ohio, 2019.

Human Trafficking Task Force:  How to Get Help:  Contact the National Human Trafficking Hotline 1-888-3737-888 -- or Text INFO or Help to BeFree (233733)

Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force, Overview of State and Federal Human Trafficking Laws, 2018.

Ohio Human Trafficking Commission Victim Services Subcommittee:  Standards of Service for Trafficked Persons, 2017.

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Human Trafficking Commission.



Trafficking, United States --

National Research Council & Institute of Medicine, Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States:  A Guide for the Legal Sector (2014.)

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Human Trafficking Into and Within the United States:  A Review of the Literature, 2009.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Heather J Clawson, Ph.D. and Lisa Goldblatt Grace, LICSW,  Finding a Path to RecoveryResidential Facilities for Minor Victims of Domestic Sex Trafficking, 

U.S. Department of Homeland Security, ICE Human Trafficking Investigations, 2017.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Fact Sheet:  Human Trafficking and Smuggling, 2013.

U.S. Department of State, Diplomacy in Action:  Child Institutionalization an Human Trafficking, 2018.

U.S. Department of State, Trafficking Persons Report 2018.

U.S. Department of State, Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights :  Implementing a Trauma-Informed Approach, 2018.

U.S. Department of State, Democracy and Human Rights:  Protecting Victims from Wrongful Prosecution and further Victimization, 2018