SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) – Federal prosecutors say Sacramento has been chosen as the site of one of six national enforcement teams focusing on human trafficking.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Cleveland said Thursday that Sacramento was selected through a competitive process to participate in the Interagency Federal Law Enforcement Partnership to Combat Human Trafficking. Prosecutors say it’s aimed at streamlining the investigation and prosecution of federal human trafficking offenses.READ MORE: Body Of Teen Who Went Missing While Swimming In American River Found
The sites were selected by unanimous interagency consensus of the Federal Enforcement Working Group, which is made up of national anti-trafficking experts in federal agencies.READ MORE: UPDATE: Only 2 Drowned In Tuolumne County Swimming Hole
The other sites for the teams are Minneapolis; Newark, New Jersey; Portland, Maine; Portland, Oregon; and Cleveland.MORE NEWS: Shooting Puts Roseville Target On Lockdown
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