Polk County Interagency Narcotics Team (point).
The goal was to recover underage sex trafficking victims and to target criminal enterprises responsible for the commercial sex trafficking of children.
Oregon law enforcement partner agencies for this operation included: FBI's Child Exploitation Task Force, portland Police Bureau.Washington County Juvenile Department, marion County District Attorney's Victim Assistance Program.Lane County District Attorney's Victim Assistance Program.Nationwide, more than 80 underage victims were recovered and 120 traffickers were arrested.Lake Oswego Police Department, hillsboro Police Department, washington County Sheriff's Office.Portland, OR (kptv), two sex trafficking victims were located in Portland as part of a nationwide operation by the FBI and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.One man was arrested by Salem police on the charge of promoting prostitution.In Portland, two victims were recovered.Lane County Sheriff's Office, springfield Police Department, united States Attorney's Office for the District of Oregon.In each case, ich suche frau at law enforcement and social service providers offered assistance to them.Nine adult prostitutes were arrested or cited in Portland.
In Salem, six prostitutes were arrested or cited, with assistance offered to them, as well.Kids' first Center, looking Glass, the location of the stings in Oregon were not released by investigators, to protect the integrity of future operations.Oregon social service agency partners include: Safety Compass, sexual Assault Resource Center (sarc clackamas County District Attorney's Victim Assistance Program.The FBI's victim specialists work with state protective service agencies and social service providers to offer those minors recovered medical assistance, mental health counseling or other support as needed.The FBI reported one had just recently turned 18, but she became a sex trafficking victim as a minor.Lane County Child Protective Services, lane County Department of Youth Services.In Eugene, five adult prostitutes were contacted and help was also offered to them.Operation Cross Country was conducted over the last week.Adult prostitutes arrested by local law enforcement partners assisting in Operation Cross Country are also given the option to receive social services, according to the FBI.
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Clackamas County Juvenile Department, multnomah County Department of Human Services.