National Human Trafficking Hotline 1 (888) 373-7888 Or use the textline: Text "BeFree" (233733)



*Disclaimer: Human Trafficking is a complex crime that is characterized by its secretive nature and subtle execution. This makes garnering and keeping exact statistics difficult. While the numbers may vary, the issue of Human Trafficking is unanimously conceded as being the fastest growing crime in the world. The following sources will assist you in your study in the scope and specifics of the problem.


Studies and Reports:

  1. Trafficking in Persons Report (TIPR) | 2019

  1. How to Identify Potential Victims of Trafficking (Polaris)
  1. Survivor Insights: The Role of Technology in Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking | 2018

  1. A Six Year Analysis of Sex Traffickers of Minors| ASU 2017


  1. Estimating the Size and Structure of the Underground Commercial Sex Economy in Eight Major US Cities | 2014

  1. The Typology of Modern Slavery | 2017

  1. A Report on the Use of Technology to Recruit, Groom, and Sell Minor Sex Trafficking Victims | 2015

  1. National Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking | 2017

  1. R. 3372 – Adam Walsh Act

Websites and Organizations:

  1. Polaris

  1. Human Trafficking Numbers

  1. Department of Health and Human Services Identification Chart for LEOs

  1. Shared Hope International

  1. Fight the New Drug

  1. Human Trafficking Center

  1. Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking

  1. The Exodus Road

  1. Love 146: Child Exploitation

  1. Traffick911

Human Trafficking Videos

*When researching human trafficking, it is important to make sure the content you are viewing is credible. Below you will find several video resources that contain accurate information. Some videos contain sensitive and mature content. These videos will be outlined in red for your viewing convenience.