Presentation on theme: "What is the OCHTTF? The Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) was initiated in 2004. Collaboration of law enforcement, non-governmental organizations,"— Presentation transcript:
What is the OCHTTF? The Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) was initiated in 2004. Collaboration of law enforcement, non-governmental organizations, faith-based organizations and the community. The purpose is to work together to combat human trafficking in Orange County by: 1. Protecting victims 2. Prosecuting offenders 3. Preventing further perpetration
Lead Partners Community Service Programs, Inc. (CSP) The Salvation Army (TSA) Westminster Police Department (WPD) Anaheim Police Department (APD) Public Law Center (PLC) Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Department of Labor (DOL) Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) U.S. Attorney’s Office (USAO)
What is Human Trafficking? HUMAN TRAFFICKING: It is the recruiting, harboring, transporting, provision, or obtaining of a person - through the use of force, fraud, or coercion - for the purposes of labor and/or commercial sexual exploitation.
What is Human Trafficking? Victims of trafficking in the U.S. can be divided into these 3 categories: 1. Minors involved in commercial sex. 2. Adults involved in commercial sex via force, fraud, or coercion. 3. Anyone forced to perform labor or services in conditions of involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery, via force, fraud, or coercion.
AMP Model – Human Trafficking Law ACTIONMEANSPURPOSE Recruits Harbors Transports Provides Obtains (or so attempts) *Deprive/violate liberty Force Fraud Coercion *Duress *Menace Commercial sexual exploitation Labor Exploitation *Extortion
Myths and Misconceptions Trafficking requires movement. U.S citizens are not victims of human trafficking. Trafficking requires physical force, physical abuse, and physical restraint. If someone receives payment, they are not a trafficked person.
Smuggling vs. Trafficking SMUGGLINGTRAFFICKING Crime against a NATION Must cross a national border Person is free to leave after the border passage Person consents to be smuggled No labor or sexual exploitation required Crime against a PERSON No movement required Person not free to leave after border passage Person trafficked through force, fraud, or coercion Involves labor or commercial sexual exploitation
Human Trafficking Venues Sex TraffickingLabor Trafficking Domestic pimp control Massage parlors, spas Residential brothel & escort delivery Exotic dancing/stripping Pornography Online (Backpage, Craigslist, Redbook, Facebook) Hostess clubs/cantina bars Hotels Restaurants Factories Construction/landscaping Domestic servitude Peddling/begging Agriculture Small businesses
Who are the Traffickers? Friends and family Organized criminal groups Gangs Neighbors “Johns” Pimps/Madams Neighbors Massage parlor operators Adult entertainment industry providers Labor subcontractors Employment agencies Business owners Smugglers Pedophiles/Child molesters
Human Trafficking Indicators Work and living conditions Mental health/behavioral indicators Physical health Lack of control
Human Trafficking Risk Factors Financial stress/debt History of abuse/prior victimization Social pressure Media influence Low education Gender/class/minority discrimination Accessible borders War and famine
Video: The Making of a Girl http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvnRYte3PAk
Hotline If you suspect human trafficking or need help, please call: National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline 1-888-3737-888