U.S. Department of Justice

Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force Initiative, supported by the DOJ Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), seeks to train law enforcement to identify and rescue trafficking victims and has convened 42 task forces to increase local, state, and federal, and NGO collaboration.

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) offers criminal justice data, including information on human trafficking crimes, for further analysis by the BJA, government groups, and anti-trafficking advocates.

Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (CEOS) is expert in prosecuting child exploitation and sex tourism, child pornography, parental kidnapping, international child trafficking and abduction, and high-technology child exploitation crimes.

Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit (HTPU), established in 2007 by the BJA, prosecutes human trafficking cases and guides lawyers prosecuting cases across overlapping criminal networks.

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI): Civil Rights investigates crimes of human trafficking and offers victim assistance, like repatriation, housing and employment options, and immigration relief.

National Institute of Justice (NIJ): Funds research on human trafficking- its nature, extent, detection, prosecution, and victim services.

Internet Crimes Against Children Task Forces (ICAC), supported by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), assists law enforcement in combating technology-facilitated child exploitation through forensic investigation, technical assistance, victim support, and community engagement.

Office of Victims of Crime (OVC): Provides technical assistance to the Anti-Human Trafficking Task Forces, funds comprehensive victim services to dozens of coalitions, programs, and law enforcement groups.




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