Labor trafficking exists in large and small jurisdictions throughout the country. What are you doing to combat it? Through this webinar, participants will learn about labor trafficking in the United States and law enforcement resources and partnerships to help address this crime. Colleen Owens will share results from the study she co-authored, Understanding the Organization, Operation and Victimization Process of Labor Trafficking in the United States. She will be joined by a representative from the Department of Homeland Security’s Blue Campaign to share information about their resources to combat labor trafficking.
The National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) is one of the largest associations of law enforcement professionals in the United States, representing more than 3,000 elected sheriffs across the nation, and a total membership of more than 20,000. NSA is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising the level of professionalism among sheriffs, their deputies, and others in the field of criminal justice and public safety. Throughout its seventy-seven year history, NSA has served as an information clearinghouse for sheriffs, deputies, chiefs of police, other law enforcement professionals, state governments and the federal government.