One-Year Snapshot of Sex Trafficking in Las Vegas, NV


September 22 | 4:00-5:00 PM | Room Ingman

Research findings will be presented from a one-year snapshot of sex trafficking cases in Las Vegas, Nevada. This study is a unique partnership between Arizona State University and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, and allowed for an inside look at the development of VICE cases and case actions. Trends in the sex trafficking of minors and adults will be discussed, including recruitment methods, transportation of victims, place of origin, elements of force, fraud and coercion, gang involvement, and criminal histories of the traffickers.

Presentation Objectives:

  • Present research findings from a one-year snapshot of sex trafficking cases in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Explore trends in the sex trafficking of minors and adults

About the Presenters