Resources

Call to Freedom

CHOSEN – Resource Materials

F.R.E.E. International

Free the Black Hills Facebook Page

Freedom’s Journey

Homeland Security Blue Campaign

National Human Trafficking Resource Center
– Human Trafficking Awareness for Educators
Responding to Human Trafficking for Healthcare Personnel
South Dakota Statistics

Pathfinder Center

The Polaris Project
Polaris galvanizes regional collaboration among service providers, governments, and law enforcement entities to share data, strategies, and resources.

SD Coalition Ending Domestic & Sexual Violence
– Is Sex Trafficking Happening in South Dakota? (pdf)

Shared Hope

Links

Thistle Farms
A powerful community of women who have survived prostitution, trafficking and addiction.

DHS – Human Interest StoriesThese recent human trafficking cases illustrate common indicators of human trafficking, as well as efforts by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Blue Campaign to protect victims and bring the perpetrators to justice.

In The News

August 28, 2018 – 7th Man Charged in Sturgis Rally Sex Trafficking Sting

August 8, 2017 – SD Attorney General discusses human trafficking at the Rally

July 23, 2017 – Western SD Human Trafficking Task Force, brings awareness to Rapid City

July 28, 2016 – Volunteers Educate Business About Human Trafficking – KOTA TV

July 19, 2016 – Group to combat human trafficking West River – KOTA TV

July 12, 2016 – Human Trafficking Training and Awareness – Newscenter 1

July 19, 2016 – Human trafficking task force aims to educate hospitality industry. – KOTA TV

Articles

August 14, 2018 – Six Men Arrested for sex trafficking

July 30, 2018 – Sturgis Seeing Increased Sex Trafficking Activity During Rally

July 23, 2018 – Law Enforcement on the lookout for traffickers during Sturgis Rally

March 2, 2018 – Rapid City man sentenced in Sturgis Rally Sting

February 28, 2018 – Pipestone man sentenced for attempted sex with young girls at Sioux Falls hotel

January 11, 2018 – Bills with South Dakota ties signed by Trump

October 21, 2017 – 2 Sentenced in Sturgis Rally Sex Sting: 2 More Plead Guilty

October 19, 2017 – FBI Sex Trafficking Sting Rescues Infant, 5 Year Old Sister From Predators

October 18, 2017 – Human Trafficking: The Dark Side of Hunting Season in South Dakota

September 30, 2017 – Pretesting a Human Trafficking Screening Tool in the Child Welfare and Runaway and Homeless Youth Systems

July 25, 2017 – Combating Human Trafficking at the Rally

June 14, 2017 – Nevada Man Caught in Sturgis Rally Sex Sting Sentenced

March 24, 2017 – Police Snare Six for Sex Trafficking

February 16, 2017 – Iowa man sentenced in Sturgis Motorcycle Rally sex trafficking sting

July 25, 2016 – Anti-trafficking Awareness Efforts Ramp Up Before Sturgis Rally

July 18, 2016 – Anti-human trafficking effort targets hospitality providers – Washington Times

June 23, 2016 – Tough on Human Trafficking

May 27, 2016 (posted) – Public Service Announcement – Sextortion Affecting Thousands of US Children

March 30, 2016 (posted) – 5 Ways to Deter a Child Predator

March 30, 2016 – Shandra Woworuntu: My life as a sex-trafficking victim

March 09, 2016 – Rapid City Man Charged with Rape of a Minor

March 08, 2016 – Belle Father, Daughter face Child Pornography and Solicitation of Minor Charges

Feb. 09, 2016 – ICE authorized to create Angel Watch Center to expand child protection efforts following passage of International Megan’s Law

Feb. 09, 2016 – Super Bowl sex trafficking sting nets over 500 sex buyers, 30 pimps

Feb. 08, 2016 – Fighting Online Predators

Why Sex Traffickers Love South Dakota

How Airline Attendants are Trained to Spot Human Trafficking

6 Crucial Facts about Human Trafficking

Modern day sex traffickers bringing branding used slaves having names insignia tattooed victims mark property

Library Staff Trained to Identify Sex Trafficking Victims