Law Enforcement Training
Sex Trafficking Investigation Training
The Michigan Human Trafficking Commission is pleased to announce a Sex Trafficking Investigation Training for Law Enforcement: Sleuthing Force, Fraud, or Coercion-Dispelling the "Consensual" Myth.
This free training will be held at the Eastern Michigan University, in Ypsilanti, MI, on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, 8:00 AM-NOON.
About: Approaches and attitudes toward commercial sex and prostitution are evolving across the state, increasing the vulnerability of providers in the commercial sex industry. Law enforcement must increase the focus on uncovering instances of sex trafficking. Now more than ever, investigators must focus on detecting whether the exchange of commercial sex is the result of force, fraud, or coercion. Assuming the exchange is consensual, or simply asking the conclusory question "is this consensual" will inevitably fail to uncover the likely truth, that someone else is calling the shots. In an effort to equip law enforcement on all levels with strategies and techniques to delve deeper, this training will focus on investigating the impact of force, fraud, coercion and other influences on the provision of prostitution and commercial sex acts.
Reserve your spot by emailing your name, agency, email and phone number to AG-Human-Trafficking-Commission@michigan.gov.
Please feel free to share this announcement with your law enforcement contacts.
The Crime of Human Trafficking Roll Call Training Videos
The Crime of Human Trafficking: A Law Enforcement Guide to Identification and Investigation
This three-part roll-call training video provides law enforcement and their partners with information so that they can effectively identify and respond to human trafficking crimes.
- Segment 1: Defining the Crime
- Segment 2: Identifying and Responding
- Segment 3: Investigating and Interviewing
The Crime of Human Trafficking A Law Enforcement Guide to Identification and Investigation
The Crime of Human Trafficking: A Law Enforcement Guide to Identification and Investigation includes information on federal law, tools for identification, investigation and response, and resources for victim assistance.
Recognizing the international nature of human trafficking and the limited language resources and interpretation capabilities facing many police departments, IACP has translated the guidebook into Spanish.