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Tue, Aug 06

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Portland, Oregon

Human Trafficking Interdiction / Illicit Massage Businesses

This course is designed to provide police officers with the signs and indicators of possible human trafficking victims in the course of their everyday duties, and how to conduct an initial investigation into this type of crime.

Human Trafficking Interdiction / Illicit Massage Businesses
Human Trafficking Interdiction / Illicit Massage Businesses

Time & Location

Aug 06, 2024, 8:00 AM PDT – Aug 07, 2024, 5:00 PM PDT

Portland, Oregon, 6801 NE Cornfoot Rd, Portland, OR 97218, USA

About the event

This course is designed to provide police officers with the signs and indicators of possible human trafficking victims in the course of their every day duties, and how to conduct an initial investigation into this type of crime.  Day 2 will consist of Illicit Massage Business Investigations where students will learn the Four Corner Strategy of identifying, investigating and prosecuting IMB's.  Attendees will learn:

  • How to recognize the indicators of a possible human trafficking incident
  • How to ascertain if a party is a victim of human trafficking and best practices for interactions
  • The signs of trauma bonding and PTSD
  • How use a victim centered approach (Special Victims Methodology)
  • How to identify possible electronic evidence of trafficking on cell phones
  • How to transition from a routine call or interview to a human trafficking investigation
  • How to interview a possible suspect in a human trafficking case
  • What the various multi-disciplinary groups are, how to use them and how to work with victim advocates
  • Understand where victims come from and how they are groomed

Audience: Law Enforcement; Probation & Parole; Medical Personnel

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