Rapid City – Panel of our Experts at “The Chosen” Event

Human Trafficking Task Force Panel

Audience at Human Trafficking Awareness

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Photos courtesy of Coyne Digital

Meet the Team

The Western South Dakota Human Trafficking Task Force is comprised of local, state, federal agencies, non-profit agencies, and individuals. The Task Force is chaired by Mark Stewart with Homeland Security Investigations and co-chaired  by Tifanie Petro, Forensic Interviewer & Education Public Awareness Specialist with the Children’s Home Society.

These are just some of the entities engaged with the task force:

Bureau of Indian Affairs
Carol White’s Personal Fitness Studio
Catholic Social Services
Children’s Home Society
Community Health Center of the Black Hills
Concerned Women for America
Cornerstone Rescue Mission
Crisis Intervention Shelter Service: Sturgis
DHS – Homeland Security Investigations
Department of Social Services: Child Protection
Division of Criminal Investigation
Esther’s Rising
Family Heritage Alliance
For Freedom
Free the Black Hills
Freedom’s Journey
Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board
Lutheran Social Services
Monument Health
Pathfinder Center
Pennington County Health & Human Services
Pennington County Sheriff’s Office
Pennington County State’s Attorney’s Offices
Rapid City Area Schools
Rapid City Ministerial Association
Rapid City Police Department
Rapid City Public Library
South Dakota Attorney General’s Office
South Dakota Highway Patrol/Unified Solutions
South Dakota Coalition Ending Domestic & Sexual Violence
South Dakota Legislature
South Dakota Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault
South Dakota U.S. Attorney’s Office
TotalKayoss Web & Graphic Design
Treasured Lives
Winyan Wicanyuonihan Oyanke (Where All Women Are Honored)
White Buffalo Calf Women’s Society