First Advisor

Copley, Waldo H.

Thesis Committee Member(s)

Lindley, Don

College

College for Professional Studies

Degree Name

MS Criminology

School

School of Humanities & Social Sciences

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Number of Pages

46 pages

Abstract

The focus of this project is looking at current programs in the Denver area that work in some capacity to combat human trafficking. Research suggests that Denver is a huge drop off point for victims due to a major international airport and two major cross-country highways intersecting in the middle of downtown Denver. While the project does not provide any conclusive evidence, the numbers presented do show that perhaps there is a correlation between the establishment of these programs and an increase in arrest rates for certain charges. While one program focuses more on services and aiding the victims of trafficking, the other focuses on awareness and training related to trafficking. A combination of these two organizations may very well have contributed to the growing awareness in the state of Colorado, and in turn, there has been an increase in arrests for charges related to trafficking.

Date of Award

Fall 2014

Location (Creation)

Denver, Colorado

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