KARE 11 Investigates: Sex Trafficking
KARE 11, Jay Olstad (6/13/14) – St. Paul Police officials recently granted KARE 11 News a rare inside look at new ways of combating sex trafficking in the Twin Cities.
Over a number of days, cameras followed members of the Gerald Vick Human Trafficking Task Force while they conducted stings. They not only arrested suspects but also rescued young women, which is new for law enforcement and part of the new Safe Harbor Law. The law states girls under 18 should be treated as victims, not as criminals.
Watch below or at KARE 11.