Gangs and Sex Trafficking
Tanisha L. Knighton | September 22 | 10:10 - 11:10 AM | Room Ingman
Pop culture and social media have portrayed gangs and pimping as "cool". Over the past few years in the United States, criminal gang activity has become a serious problem concurrently with human trafficking, emerging as one of the fastest growing crimes. This presentation will give participants a closer look at gang-motivated sex trafficking cases, gang dynamics, and recruitment/control tactics used by gang members.