What is human trafficking?
minors were rescued from sex trafficking along the Front Range.
Increase most-likely attributed to a change in Colorado Human Trafficking laws in 2014 and an increase in tips coming from the FBI’s Rocky Mountain Innocence Lost Task Force, the ICAC (Internet Crimes Against Children) efforts, the NCMEC (National Center for Missing and Exploited Children), and local MDTs (Multi-Disciplinary Teams).
Hotline calls from Colorado increased 56% year-over-year in 2016.
2017 to date
Note the lack of statistics for labor trafficking victims at a State level in Colorado. This under-reporting of State-level data is a cause of concern.